how to cook farro instant pot

how to cook farro instant pot

Cook Farro in an Instant Pot

An Instant Pot is a great way to quickly and conveniently cook farro. This ancient grain is packed with protein and B vitamins, making it a great addition to any balanced meal. Here is a step-by-step guide to conveniently cooking farro in your Instant Pot.


  • 1 cup farro
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil (optional)


  1. Place your farro, water, and olive oil in your Instant Pot, making sure that all the grains are fully submerged.
  2. Close and lock the lid and make sure the pressure release valve is in the “sealing” position.
  3. Press the “Manual” or “Pressure Cook” button and set the timer to 5 minutes.
  4. When the timer beeps, allow the Instant Pot to naturally release pressure for 5 minutes.
  5. Open the pressure release valve and allow steam to release completely.
  6. Carefully open the lid and fluff the farro with a fork. Serve and enjoy!