Instant Pot Farro Risotto with Mushrooms and Spinach

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recipe by Instant Pot Recipe Collection Cookbook

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    40mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    4
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    244

Farro Risotto with Mushrooms and Spinach

Inspired by: https://recipes.instantpot.com/recipe/farro-risotto-with-mushrooms-and-spinach/

recipe updated Feb 4, 2020

Ingredients

  • Onion icon
    Onion
    1 (140g)
  • Crimini mushrooms icon
    Crimini mushrooms
    340g (about 4 cups)
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
    2
  • Parmesan cheese icon
    Parmesan cheese
    about ½ cup (76g)
  • Olive oil icon
    Olive oil
    2 tbsp (30ml)
  • Salt icon
    Salt
    1 tsp (6g)
  • Black pepper icon
    Black pepper
    about ¼ teaspoon (1g)
  • Pearled farro icon
    Pearled farro
    1 cup (240g)
  • Fresh thyme icon
    Fresh thyme
    1 sprig
  • Vegetable broth icon
    Vegetable broth
    1.5 cups (331g)
  • Baby spinach icon
    Baby spinach
    5½ cups

Tools

  • kCook icon Wooden spoon
  • kCook icon Instant Pot
  • kCook icon Inner pot

Step preview

  1. Add olive oil to the inner pot
  2. Pre-heat until hot - Sauté, Normal
  3. Add onion to the inner pot
  4. Cook until translucent while stirring occasionally - 5 min
  5. Add olive oil, crimini mushrooms, salt and black pepper to the inner pot
  6. Cook until browned while stirring occasionally - approx 8 min
  7. Add garlic clove to the inner pot
  8. Cook while stirring occasionally - 1 min
  9. Add pearled farro and fresh thyme to the inner pot
  10. Cook while stirring occasionally - 1 min
  11. Add vegetable broth to the inner pot
  12. Mix well
  13. Cancel - Sauté
  14. Close and lock the lid and turn the steam release handle to Sealing
  15. Pressure cook - Manual, High, 10 min
  16. Natural release - 10 min
  17. Quick release
  18. Discard thyme
  19. Stir parmesan cheese and baby spinach into the inner pot
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