Farrotto is a more nutritious way to make your classic mushroom risotto. Similar to a traditional risotto but farro risotto has a richer, chewy texture that works wonderful in this dish.
How to use farro to make risotto?
To use farro in risotto you just swap out the arborio rice for farro. If cooks similarly to the short grain rice. Traditionally when making risotto, you add the liquid a little bit at a time. When cooking with farro I have found it is easier to just add all the liquid and let it simmer. It still end up with a creamy texture, but with half of the work.
Is farro gluten free?
No, farro is a type of a wheat so it does contain gluten.
How to make crispy mushroom?
There are a good amount of crispy mushrooms in this recipe. To make them crispy, use a separate pan and then add them to the risotto at the end. When making the mushrooms you want to use a large pan to fit as many mushrooms at once in a single layer. If you can’t fit all your mushrooms in a pan just make them in 2 batches.
Do you need wine to make risotto?
This recipe does not use wine to make the risotto. It is very common for recipes to use wine to deglaze the pan before adding in the rice. It is not necessary so I have skipped this step. One less ingredient you need for this recipe!