Farro Pasta

Serves 8


  • 2 1/2 cups farro flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup water, approximately
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 2/3 cup finely chopped walnuts, toasted
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped spring onions
  • 1 ball burrata cheese from aounce container, drained and chopped
  • 1/3 to 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmigiano Reggiano cheese
  • 4 tablespoons fresh marjoram or oregano


  1. PASTA
  2. Make a well or do in food processor; create a dough; let rest 20 minutes. Roll and cut as for fettucine. Hang on rods to dry slightly
  3. SAUCE
  4. Heat the olive oil in a small sauté pan and add the onions; cook until they soften.
  5. Transfer the onions to a blender or use an immersion blender in a bowl, or a food processor. Process until fairly smooth.
  6. Add the cheese, cream, salt and pepper and blend until smooth; transfer to a bowl and stir in the grated cheese and marjoram. Set aside.
  7. Cook fettucine until al dente; drain, save a little of the cooking water.
  8. While pasta cooks, transfer half the sauce to a large sauté pan; heat on low; transfer pasta with a pasta fork to the sauté pan and stir into the sauce until well coated; add more pasta water if sauce is too thick. (Save the rest of the sauce for another day.)
  9. Serve hot.

This recipe was featured on Season 29 - Episode 2919.

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