Crispy Farro Cakes

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Ingredients for about 6 farro cakes:


1 cup farro, not rinsed


3 cups water


1 tablespoon kosher salt


2 springs thyme


3 garlic cloves, finely minced or crushed


1/2 cup finely diced onion


– simmer covered about 45 minutes until very tender, drain well, but DO NOT rinse




Then add:


1/4 cup finely diced red bell pepper


1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


1 ounce (about a 2-inch square piece) freshly grated Parmigiano Reggiano (if you use real Parmigiano Reggiano, and grate it on a microplane, you’ll get about 3/4 of a cup)


1 large egg


pinch cayenne


salt and pepper to taste
1/4 cup olive oil for frying


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