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Chicken, farro, and a few pantry staples makes this a great meal. The farro will retain some bite when cooked.

Recipe Summary

30 mins
15 mins
1 hr
15 mins
6 servings


Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Turn on a multi-functional pressure cooker (such as Instant Pot®) and select Saute function. Heat oil in the hot pot and add carrots, celery, and leek. Cook, stirring frequently, until vegetables start to soften, 3 to 4 minutes. Add garlic and cook until just fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add tomato paste and cook for 1 minute. Stir in thyme, oregano, parsley, salt, and pepper. Pour broth into the pot, add farro, and stir. Push chicken breasts down into the liquid. Close and lock the lid.

  • Select high pressure according to manufacturer's instructions; set timer for 12 minutes. Allow 10 to 15 minutes for pressure to build.

  • Release pressure using the natural-release method according to manufacturer's instructions for 10 minutes. Release remaining pressure carefully using the quick-release method according to manufacturer's instructions, about 5 minutes. Unlock and remove the lid. Transfer chicken to a clean work surface and roughly chop; return to the pot and stir. Taste and adjust salt. Serve.

Nutrition Facts

279 calories; protein 22.9g; carbohydrates 32g; fat 7.9g; cholesterol 46.4mg; sodium 613.6mg. Full Nutrition