Freekeh

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Description

Freekeh is a nutty, smoky grain with a pleasant chewy texture. Because of its rich flavor and how simple it is to prepare, freekeh can be used in a variety of different ways.

Freekeh is an ancient grain popular in the Levant and North Africa. It’s made from young, green durum wheat that’s been roasted or smoked, and then polished to remove the shells. Freekeh has a distinctly rich, smoky, nutty flavor that pairs beautifully with warm spices and fresh herbs. Its pleasant chewy texture makes it extra hearty, and an excellent substitute for rice or pasta.

• Rich in dietary fiber and protein
• Rich in vitamins and minerals
• Complex carbohydrates and low glycemic index
• Made in Turkey
• Net weight: 1000 g

How to Use

  • Rinse 1 cup freekeh and combine with 2 1/2 cups of water or broth in a saucepan.
  • Bring to a boil.
  • Reduce the heat, cover, and simmer over low heat until the grains are tender and slightly chewy, about 40 minutes.
  • Drain any remaining water.

Suzy's Tips

Freekeh works very well in a variety of dishes and its flavor goes particularly well with warming spices and herbs. You can use it as you do other grains–as a simple side dish, tossed in a salad, or added in a soup like I do with barley. It also works well as a bed for a saucy protein dish, like shrimp fra diavolo, wine-braised chicken thighs, or Lebanese-style meatballs.

Ingredients

Freekeh

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