This ancient grain is relatively low-profile on the nutrition scene but it packs a powerful punch in terms of nutritional value, taste and texture. Beautiful in summer salads and hearty winter dishes. Cooks similar to rice.
How to Use:
Freekeh makes a delicious breakfast porridge, prepared as you would rolled oats. Serve in place of rice in curries and hot pots.
Uncooked Freekeh can be added directly to soups and slow-cooked dishes, just allow plenty of liquid and around 30 minutes cooking time.
To cook, simply place rinsed Freekeh in cold water (1:5), bring to the boil, reduce heat and allow to simmer for 20-25 minutes until tender.
Drain excess water and serve. You can refrigerate freekah for up to 2 days.
INGREDIENTS & ALLERGENS: Green Wheat