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cooked farro in instant pot
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Instant Pot Farro

Farro is a delicious alternative to rice and quinoa and is super quick and easy to make in your Instant Pot! Make up a batch in 10 minutes for the perfect side dish or meal prep recipe.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American, Italian
Servings 4
Calories 182kcal



  • 1 cup farro
  • 2 cups chicken broth


  • Rinse farro well and drain fully
  • Add to Instant Pot with chicken broth
  • Cover and set to seal
  • Set the timer to high pressure for 10 minutes (it will take about 10 minutes to come to pressure and then start couting down)
  • Once cooking is completed allow pot to rest for 5 minute natural pressure release
  • Carefully turn valve to release remaining pressure
  • Stir to fluff and drain any remaining liquid before serving


Make ahead and store for up to 4 days in the fridge.
Did you know you can make a batch up ahead of time and freeze? Measure the cooked and cooled farro into individual portions and freeze in bags or containers.  
Use broth for added flavor or use water and add salt if desired.
Easily double or triple the recipe.


Calories: 182kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 435mg | Potassium: 234mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 22mg | Iron: 1mg