how long to cook farro in instant pot

How to Cook Farro in an Instant Pot

Farro is a type of wheat that has a nutty flavor and chewy, texture that is similar to barley. It can be cooked in a variety of ways, but cooking it in an Instant Pot provides quick, even cooking.


  • 1 Cup Farro
  • 2 Cups Water


  • Rinse Farro: Put farro in a fine mesh strainer and rinse with cold water.
  • Cook Farro: Add Farro and water to Instant Pot and stir to combine.
  • Secure Lid: Press Manual High Pressure and set timer for 5 minutes.
  • NPR: When cooking is complete, let pressure naturally release for 10 minutes before quick releasing the remaining pressure.
  • Drain & Serve: Drain any remaining liquid from the pot and serve farro warm.


Cooking farro in an Instant Pot is a quick and easy way to enjoy this nutritious grain. In just 5 minutes of cook time plus 10 minutes of pressure release, you’ll have perfectly cooked farro. Enjoy as is or use in your favorite recipe.

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