Mixed Allium Farrotto

Mixed Allium Farrotto
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Mixed Allium Farrotto
Levant

Mixed Allium Farrotto

This simple recipe comes from Portland’s only French-Arabesque restaurant, Levant. Chef-owner Scott Snyder’s farrotto recipe is made with aromatics like garlic, onions, chives, and leeks for a hearty, savory dish, all topped with creamy feta.

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6
Servings
263
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 6 cipollini onions
  • 1 Tablespoon salt, divided
  • 3 Tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, julienned
  • ½ Teaspoon aleppo chili pepper
  • 8 cloves garlic, sliced
  • 2 Cups farro
  • 1 Cup white wine
  • 6 Cups water
  • 8 Ounces crumbled creamy feta, divided
  • 2 bunches scallions, sliced
  • Zest and juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 Tablespoon chives, chopped

Directions

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.

Roast the onions with the skin on for 15 minutes. Remove from the oven and allow to cool, then peel, cut in half horizontally, and sear in a pan on high heat until charred in spots, then season with salt.

Heat a large sauté pan on medium low, add the olive oil and onions, and caramelize for about 40 minutes, stirring frequently. Add the chilies and garlic, cook for 5 minutes, then add the farro and cook for 3 minutes.

Deglaze the pan with the white wine, stirring for about 5 minutes. Add the water and cook, stirring, until the farro is tender. Add 6 ounces of the feta, scallions, lemon zest and juice, and season with salt. Divide among 6 shallow bowls and garnish with chives and remaining feta.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
12g
17%
Sugar
2g
2%
Saturated Fat
7g
29%
Cholesterol
9mg
3%
Carbohydrate, by difference
29g
22%
Protein
6g
13%
Vitamin A, RAE
349µg
50%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
18mg
24%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
1µg
1%
Calcium, Ca
195mg
20%
Choline, total
11mg
3%
Fiber, total dietary
5g
20%
Fluoride, F
67µg
2%
Folate, total
92µg
23%
Iron, Fe
13mg
72%
Magnesium, Mg
79mg
25%
Manganese, Mn
1mg
56%
Niacin
6mg
43%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
188mg
27%
Selenium, Se
10µg
18%
Sodium, Na
234mg
16%
Thiamin
1mg
91%
Water
231g
9%
Zinc, Zn
2mg
25%

Farro Shopping Tip

Italian food is about simplicity and letting the ingredients shine. So make sure you get ingredients that are great quality and flavor. Farmers markets and specialty stores will have great produce and products. Just be sure to have some great olive oil.

Farro Cooking Tip

Unlike other highly regarded cuisines, Italian cooking is usually simple to make with many dishes having only 4 to 8 ingredients. Italian cooks rely chiefly on the quality of the ingredients rather than on elaborate preparation.