Organic Farro

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Certified: Organic

Grown in Washington State, our whole-grain Organic Farro (pronounced FAHR-oh) is a nutritious and delicious addition to your diet. This whole-grain is even healthier than the pearled version. Farro fed the Roman Legions, was used as money during the height of the Roman Empire, and Farro kernels were even found in Egyptian tombs! So pharaohs cherished farro too (pun intended).

What's Farro Like?

Farro is similar to a lighter brown rice and has a complex, nutty taste with oat and barley undertones. However, farro lacks the heaviness of many whole-wheat grains and tastes more elegantly. Farro behaves much like risotto, but doesn't become gummy. Instead, it retains its tender, distinct bite, even if it sits awhile after cooking.

Our organic farro is the true version of farro - Triticum dicoccum.

Farro Cooking Instructions

Soak farro in water overnight to reduce overall cooking time. To cook farro on the stove top, combine 3 parts liquid to one part farro. Bring the farro to a boil over high heat, and then reduce the heat to medium-low and continue to cook for approximately 30-45 minutes, or until the grain is tender.

Health Benefits of Farro

Farro is rich in fiber, protein, iron, magnesium, and vitamin B, and is almost always grown without chemical pesticides or fertilizers. With 4 grams of protein per serving, it's a great plant-based protein source for vegans and vegetarians. Because it is so easily digested and low in gluten, farro can often be eaten by people who are normally gluten-intolerant.

Our Registered Dietitian's Top Pick

Our Registered Dietitian and Health Nut likes to use this ancient grain especially for salads. For a quick side dish, cook farro and then toss it with your favorite Italian dressing and add diced cucumbers and diced tomatoes. To make it more like a meal, add in diced grilled chicken or tofu.

More Serving Tips

Try adding farro to your soups, salads, or even making a special twist on risotto! For a wholesome lunch or dinner, prepare this colorful farro vegetable salad recipe using sun-dried tomatoes and fresh veggies. Looking for a delicious veggie burger recipe that anyone will enjoy? This recipe for farro veggie burgers is low in fat, yet packed with fiber, protein, and flavor.

Customer Reviews

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“Haven't made this yet, but I love cooking with different grains and I'm excited to try this!”

, Keller, TX June 12, 2014

“We love farro, and it makes the best risotto - very easy if cooked in the pressure cooker. Great price!”

, Kirkland, WA May 10, 2014

“Your site is the first place I look when I want to try something new and healthy. I've received 2 orders this week which included chia seeds, maca powder, farro, moringa powder, almond flour and a sample of your Vanilla Light and Crunchy Granola. I topped my yogurt with the granola this morning. Very tasty and filling, too! Will be ordering the 1lb bag today. Thank you for your speedy deliveries and your sense of humor! It's always a pleasure doing business with nuts like you!”

, Greensburg, Pennsylvania April 2, 2014

“loved the packaging of box and colorful bags. tried everything right away and satisfied with purchase, speed of delivery and quality of product. I sent off a photo of my purchases to 3 friends that may start buying from Nuts.com as well. thanks”

, Kremmling, Colorado July 16, 2013

“your hickory beef jerky is OUT OF THIS WORLD.....it was also GONE within a few hours....i tried SO hard....but just could NOT keep my hand OUT of the bag!!! and i finally have a place to get my VERY favorite farro!!! MORE freeze-dried strawberries in this order...oooooh they are sooooooooo sweeeeet and delectable!!! i tried the dried strawberries this order and they are yummy tOO (but i think i DO love the freeze-dried MORE!!).....freeze-dried spinach is waaaay tOO WONDERFUL...to add to my tomato sauce AND eat right out of the box!! the garlic romano cheese sticks went pretty fast tOO.....crunchy and deeeeeeelicious!!!

so...i got this order about 10 days ago and submitted a quick delivery review that day....now this review.....and i JUST ORDERED AGAIN.......i'm goin' NUTS.....i'm trying.....i REALLY am.......i just know i'm gonna go broke (not really)......and i don't care.....LOL....

thanks SO much again all you MOST beautiful and fUn nutty nuts!!! xoxoxo”

, las vegas, nevada May 6, 2013

“Love your boxes. Just finished a delicious serving of Farro. My first time for this grain. I mixed it with dried veggies and a little olive oil. Delicious. I will be ordering more. J”

April 26, 2013

“I just got my first shipment. Farro is delicious - dried blueberries as well. Next order will be coming soon!”

, Wayland, MA April 18, 2013

“wonderful product, fast shipping, will "go nuts" again and again!”

, Jax, FL April 10, 2013

“I love, love, love Nuts.com! I received the most delicious foods that I ordered and even a free sample of more tasty treats! Fast shipping, great prices, and a very positive attitude makes Nuts.com my new favorite site!”

, Charles Town, WV April 9, 2013

“Another top quality order arrived with your super fast service in the middle of a three day blizzard. Thanks.”

, Rutland, Massachusetts March 9, 2013

“What I expected”

, Indiana, PA June 18, 2014

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 47g (~1.7 oz.)
(Approx. 9.7 Servings/Pound)

Amount Per Serving
Calories 170
Calories From Fat 10
%DV
Total Fat 1g 2%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 0mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 34g 11%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 0g
Protein 6g
Vitamin A 0% Calcium 2%
Vitamin C 0% Iron 4%

Ingredients

Organic Farro

Packaged in the same facility as peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, soy, and milk products.

Storage

Store at room temperature for up to 1 year.

Country of Origin: United States

ID: 8266

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