Italian Grain (Farro) Pie

Italian Grain (farro) Pie Recipe

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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

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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

How to Make Italian Grain (Farro) Pie

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

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About Italian Grain (Farro) Pie

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




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