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