Farro is shaped like rice with a golden brown hue and has a nutty flavor. It also has a chewy texture once cooked. Farro is easy to prepare and goes well with a variety of meals, like soups, salads, side dishes or even a hot breakfast.
If you’re looking to add whole grains, protein, and fiber to your diet then this ancient grain is a convenient and healthy choice.
It’s one of the oldest cultivated grains initially discovered in the fertile crescent of the Middle East. Grano farro is the original grain which other grains are derived. More commonly it’s now grown in Italy in the regions of Lazio, Umbria, Tuscany, the Marches, and Umbria.