Recipes and Cooking Slow Cooker Pumpkin Farrotto Farro is an ancient grain with a toothsome texture and nutty flavor. Similar to Arborio rice used in traditional risotto, farro absorbs cooking liquids and swells up without breaking or becoming mushy. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on October 25, 2021 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Jacob Fox Hands On Time: 25 mins Slow Cook Time: 3 hrs Total Time: 3 hrs 25 mins Servings: 6 Yield: 7 1/2 cups Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 4 tablespoon butter 1 cup chopped onion 3 cloves garlic, minced ¼ cup dry white wine or reduced-sodium chicken broth 1 ½ cup uncooked farro 4 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth 1 15 ounce can pumpkin 2 cup frozen peas ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese 2 tablespoon chopped fresh sage ¾ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon black pepper ½ cup toasted walnuts, chopped Directions In a 10-inch skillet melt 3 Tbsp. of the butter over medium. Add onion. Cook and stir 3 minutes. Stir in garlic; cook 2 minutes. Add wine and farro; cook 1 minute or until wine evaporates almost completely. Transfer mixture to a 3 1/2- or 4-qt, slow cooker. Stir in broth and pumpkin. Cover and cook on high 3 to 3 1/2 hours, stirring once after 1 1/2 hours. Uncover and gently stir in next five ingredients (through pepper) and remaining 1 Tbsp. butter. Serve topped with walnuts and additional Parmesan cheese. For easy cleanup Line your slow cooker with a Reynolds Kitchens slow cooker liner. Add ingredients as directed in recipe. When farrotto is finished cooking, spoon the food out of the slow cooker and discard the liner. Do not lift or transport the liner with food inside. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 440 Calories 17g Fat 55g Carbs 15g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 6 Calories 440 % Daily Value * Total Fat 17g 22% Saturated Fat 6g 30% Cholesterol 23mg 8% Sodium 839mg 36% Total Carbohydrate 55g 20% Total Sugars 7g Protein 15g Vitamin C 14.9mg 75% Calcium 124mg 10% Iron 4.5mg 25% Potassium 464mg 10% Folate, total 53.1mcg Vitamin B-12 0.2mcg Vitamin B-6 0.2mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.