- — Free of Saturated Fat and Cholesterol
- — Does not contain Sodium and Sugar
- — Good source of Protein and Dietary Fiber
- — Rich in Iron and Calcium
Excellent Substitute for Boring Grains
If you are tired of rice, wheat, and buckwheat, try Italian Organic Pearled Farro, you won’t regret it. This grain has been around for millennia, and it has more protein than rice. Use it to diversify your sides and enhance the taste of your meals with its pleasantly nutty flavor. It’s called Italian farro because Italy is the region where this grain has been the most popular. Today however anyone can enjoy the nutritional benefits of this delicious food by simply ordering it online. Organic Pearled Farro by Food to Live can be used to substitute any other grain.
As you already know, Pearled Farro is an excellent source of plant protein, as it carries all nine essential amino acids. It contains about 7g of fiber and protein per 1⁄4 cup of dry grain, and is super low in fat. Moreover it is rich in a variety of important nutrients, including vitamins B and E, as well as minerals such as Iron, Magnesium, and zinc.
Please note that Italian farro is a type of wheat; thus it is NOT gluten-free. Organic pearled farro has its bran removed (as opposed to whole farro). Therefore, it has a lower fiber content. However, this makes the grain easier to digest and cook. While whole farro would require overnight soaking, Italian pearled variety can be prepared with minimal pre-soaking, and be ready in 30 minutes.
How to Cook
You can cook organic Italian farro as you would any other grain. Use a slow cooker or a regular pot. If you pre-soak it for 30-90 minutes, your cooking time will reduce drastically. Cooking Italian pearled farro dry should not take more than 30 minutes. The grain has a pleasant, subtly nutty, and buttery flavor. It also soaks up the flavors of seasonings very well. Use it as a side or in dishes like a pilaf. You can replace rice with farro in the majority of recipes. It will taste great with curries and stews.
How to Store
Organic Italian Pearled Farro bulk should be stored in an airtight container in a cool, dry place, such as a pantry or cupboard. It can also be stored in the refrigerator or freezer for longer shelf life.