Farro Bowl with Brie and Shallots

  • Author: Kate Jackson
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American


  • 4 shallots, peeled and quartered
  • Olive oil
  • 1 1/2 cups farro
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 4 slices Brie cheese (or any soft cheese)
  • Salt and pepper
  • Fresh chopped parsley


  1. Preheat oven to 450 and line a baking sheet with foil. Toss shallots with a little olive oil, sprinkle with salt and pepper and bake until tender, about 20 minutes.
  2. While shallots are baking, bring broth to a simmer in a medium saucepan. Add farro and simmer until broth is absorbed and farro is tender, about 25 minutes.
  3. Season farro with salt and pepper. Scoop into bowls and top with shallots and a slice of cheese. Scatter parsley on top, pass out the spoons and serve.