Recipe and photo by Tami Ganeles Weiser
servings (4 cups total)
Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 45 minutes
Freekeh is an ancient Middle East grain that has been rediscovered in recent years. It consists green wheat that has been sun-dried, cracked, and roasted. It is delicious in a salad, soup, but you can make it like rice, and serve it as as a side dish with fish, chicken, lamb or beef.
2 cups whole-grain freekeh
5 cups low-sodium stock or water
1 teaspoon salt
- Fill a large pot with 5 of cups low-sodium stock or water, add the freekeh and bring to a boil. Add 1 teaspoon of salt, cover the pot and simmer over low heat for about 40 minutes, or until the water is absorbed and the freekeh grains are tender.