Butternut Squash Farrotto
with Parmesan & Sage
Not just fancy restaurant fare, risotto is deliciously doable at home and this version, featuring farro, couldn’t be easier. Chewy, nutty farro is more robust than rice and exalted when simmered with stock, creamy cheeses, and roasted butternut squash. Top it off with more caramelly squash, then garnish with Parmesan and sage for a seriously impressive dinner.
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Mushroom Stock Concentrate
Cheese Roux Concentrate
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• Adjust rack to top position and preheat oven to 425 degrees. • In a medium pot (large pot for 4 servings), combine farro, 3½ cups water (6 cups for 4), and a big pinch of salt. Bring to a boil and cook until farro is tender, 25-30 minutes. TIP: If you end up with any excess water, simply pour it out. Alternatively, if water evaporates before farro is done, add a splash of water.
• Wash and dry produce. • Cut squash into bite-size pieces. Toss on a baking sheet with a drizzle of oil, salt, and pepper. • Roast on top rack, tossing halfway through, until browned and tender, 20-25 minutes.
• Meanwhile, halve, peel and finely chop onion. Peel and mince or grate garlic. Pick sage leaves from stems; thinly slice half the leaves and finely chop remaining half.
• Heat a drizzle of olive oil in a large pan over medium heat. Add onion and a big pinch of salt. Cook, stirring, until onion is softened, 3-5 minutes (reduce heat to medium low if onion begins to brown). • Stir in garlic and chopped sage (add another drizzle of olive oil if pan seems dry). Cook, stirring, until fragrant, 1-2 minutes.
• Once farro and squash are done, stir cooked farro and half the squash into pan with onion. • Increase heat under pan to medium high. Stir in stock concentrates, cheese roux, and ½ cup water (¾ cup for 4 servings). Cook, stirring, until thickened, 1-2 minutes. • Remove pan from heat. Stir in cream cheese, sour cream, half the Parmesan, and 1 TBSP butter (2 TBSP for 4). (Add a splash of water if farrotto seems too thick.) Season with salt and pepper.
• Divide farrotto between bowls. Top with remaining squash, remaining Parmesan, and as much sliced sage as you like. Serve.