Italian Grain (farro) Pie Recipe

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Italian Grain (Farro) Pie

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By
@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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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

Step-By-Step

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

About this Recipe

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