Farro with Cashews and Currants

Farro with Cashews and Currants

  • Author: Julie
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 40 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour



  • 4 cups water plus 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup pearled farro
  • 1/3 cup raw cashews
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 cloves of garlic, pressed
  • 2 tablespoons dried currants
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped


  1. Bring 4 cups of salted water to a boil in a medium saucepan.
  2. Add farro and stir, reduce heat to low, and cover.
  3. In a small saucepan, over medium heat, toast cashews until they are golden brown.
  4. Remove from heat and give them a rough chop.
  5. When farro has simmered for about 30 minutes, drain excess water. It should have a slightly firm and chewy bite, but no longer be hard.
  6. Add butter and garlic to the farro and stir to melt the butter.
  7. Add cashews, currants, and parsley.
  8. Stir to combine.


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