Italian Grain (farro) Pie Recipe

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Italian Grain (Farro) Pie

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@RL12345

This recipe makes 3-4 pies. I make this amount because of the work involved and all my family members who want some. I guess this pie could be considered labor intensive, but the results are well worth it.


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Rating:

Serves:

12

Prep:

24 Hr 55 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

3-4
frozen pie shells
3 lb
ricotta cheese
1 1/2 c
sugar
1 1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
1/2 pkg
milk chocolate morsels
2 1/2 c
italian grain (farro or winter wheat)
4
eggs

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Soak grain in cold water overnight (approx. 24 hours)
2
Drain grain and boil in fresh water until grain is the consistency of half cooked rice.
3
Mix ricotta, eggs, sugar, vanilla extract, chocolate morsels and grain in a bowl. HINT: (grain should taste sweet before baking).
4
Fill pie shells very full. Optional: you can use another pie shell to make a criss-cross pattern on the top of pie.
5
Bake in preheated oven at 350 degrees until firm.
Yields: 2-3 pies

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: Italian