Farro Salad

Farro with Shiitake Mushroom and Cheese Salad

Farro with Shiitake Mushroom


  • 2 cups imported Italian farro
  • 1 quart of water
  • 1 cup of mushrooms chopped Julienne (preferably shiitake)
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1cup dry white wine salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup grated Asiago or Gruy√®re cheese


1. Boil the farro in partially covered saucepan with salted water "1 teaspoon salt " for about 50 min, and drain out the water using strainer.

2. In heavy skillet melt the butter and olive oil, add the onion and cook until translucent, stir in the mushrooms, add the wine and simmer for 10 min

4. Toss the mushroom mixture on the saucepan on the farro and mix well. Top the serving with grated Gruyere or Asiago.... enjoy