An easy Mediterranean one-pan farro recipe with mushrooms, peas, garlic, and fresh herbs! Pretty much a family favorite!
Farro is nutty-flavored Mediterranean grain that has been in use since the time of ancient Egypt!
And not only is it chockful of good-for-you nutrients, but it is also hearty, deeply satisfying, and quite versatile. You’ll find all sorts of year-round farro recipes, from stews to salads and more.
Because farro is chewier than Italian rice and doesn’t release starch when cooking, it doesn’t need constant tending. That’s why, I personally like to use it as an easy alternative in dishes like risotto.
Today’s farro recipe with mushrooms and peas is a risotto-like dish, only it doesn’t require a ton of TLC.
A perfectly filling farro recipe with mushrooms and peas. To capitalize on farro’s earthy flavor, I add green onions and fresh garlic, while keeping the spices to a minimum. A little grated Parmesan and fresh mint leaves round finish this simple dish.
I used Italian pearled farro, which typically cooks in 20 minutes or so.
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