Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis
Episode: Baby Shower
Farro with Coarse Pesto
Total:
35 min
Active:
10 min
Yield:
6 to 8 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
35 min
Active:
10 min
Yield:
6 to 8 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 8 cups chicken broth
  • 1 pound farro
  • 2 cups fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 2 tablespoons fresh thyme
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • Pecorino cheese wedge, for garnish

Directions

Bring the chicken broth to a boil in a large saucepan over high heat. Add the farro and stir to combine. Reduce the heat to low and simmer the farro, covered, until tender, about 25 minutes. Drain farro and set aside in a large bowl.

Meanwhile, in a food processor combine the parsley, basil, thyme, and garlic. Pulse until the herbs are roughly chopped. Add the olive oil, vinegar, salt, and pepper. Pulse again until the herbs make a coarse mixture.

Toss the warm farro with the coarse pesto. Transfer to a serving bowl. Using a vegetable peeler on the cheese wedge to make about 1/2 cup of cheese shavings. Top the farro with the cheese shavings and serve.

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