Make mealtime delicious with this Slow-Cooker Farro Risotto. This easy, cheesy Slow-Cooker Farro Risotto includes creamy Alfredo pasta sauce.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 8 servings
1 jar (24 oz.) CLASSICO Light Creamy Alfredo Pasta Sauce
1 can (14.5 oz.) fat-free reduced-sodium chicken broth
2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
1 cup pearled farro, uncooked
1 Tbsp. chopped fresh thyme
1 cup KRAFT Shredded Italian* Five Cheese Blend, divided
4 green onions, sliced, divided
2/3 cup frozen peas
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* Made with quality cheeses crafted in the USA.
Let's Make It
Combine pasta sauce, chicken broth, mushrooms, farro, thyme, 1/2 cup cheese and 1/4 cup onions in slow cooker sprayed with cooking spray; cover with lid.
Cook on LOW 3-1/2 to 4 hours (or on HIGH 2 to 2-1/2 hours).
Stir in peas; sprinkle with remaining cheese. Cook, covered, 30 min.
Sprinkle with remaining onions before serving.
Add 4 slices cooked and crumbled OSCAR MAYER Bacon to ingredients in slow cooker along with the peas.
If you want to instead use your oven to bake this delicious side dish, heat oven to 350°F. Combine ingredients as directed, substituting a 2-qt. casserole dish sprayed with cooking spray for the slow cooker. Bake. covered, 50 min. Stir in peas; sprinkle with remaining cheese. Bake additional 10 min.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g
Saturated Fat 3.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 22g
Dietary Fibers 3g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
8 servings, 3/4 cup each
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.