Slow-Cooker Bacon, Leek & Thyme Farro
Al dente farro with earthy leeks, thyme, savory mushrooms and bacon is a match made in culinary heaven. The result is a hearty and toothsome dish that you'll crave time and again. Garnish with fresh thyme sprigs, if desired.
Multicooker Directions: In Step 1, coat the inner pot of a 6-quart multicooker with cooking spray. Place the bacon in the cold pot. With the lid off, press SAUTÉ [Normal]; cook, stirring constantly, until the bacon is crispy. Transfer the bacon to a plate lined with paper towels, reserving the drippings in the pot. Set the bacon aside. Add the mushrooms and leeks to the hot drippings in the pot, and cook uncovered, stirring often, until tender and lightly browned. Turn off the cooker. Add the thyme and garlic; stir until fragrant, 1 minute. Stir in the stock, farro, salt, and pepper. Lock the lid; turn Pressure Valve to "Venting." Cook on SLOW COOK [More] until the farro is al dente, about 2 hours. Turn off the cooker. Complete Step 2.