Zuppa di Farro

Farro Soup

Preparation info
  • Serves

    6 to 8

    • Difficulty


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Zuppa di farro is a savory, rich-tasting soup featuring farro, an ancient grain with a satisfying chew. The farro is cooked in a brothy mixture of puréed beans, tomato, soffritto, and diced pumpkin, so that the grain absorbs these flavors as it cooks.

This is a fine place to use meat scraps: Ends of pancetta, prosciutto, or sausage may be included. Or, for a vegetarian soup, the meat may be omitted (in the soff