FREEKEH BROKEN - Kosher
FREEKEH BROKEN - Kosher
Cracked Freekeh is a 100% all natural grain that's harvested while still soft, young, and green. This results in a highly nutritious grain that is then parched giving it a slightly smoky aroma and nutty toasted flavor. It’s like a smoky cousin to bulgur wheat and a cross between brown rice and barley.
This Freekeh has been cracked to reduce cooking time. An ancient grain from 2300 BC, this Eastern Mediterranean protein-enriched super food is high in fiber (it has up to four times the amount of fiber found in brown rice) and iron. Freekeh is native of Lebanon, Jordan, Syria and Egypt.
No additives or preservatives are used.
Roasted Wheat Berries. (Contains Wheat, Gluten)
Freekeh is a 100 percent natural and highly nutritious grain that is making its way onto menus nationwide! Freekeh which means "rubbed one" in Ancient Aramaic, is a natural wheat that is harvested while soft, young and tender, then parched, roasted and dried. This process gives Freekeh its unique smoky aroma, nutty flavor and toasted taste. This highly nutritious super food contains up to four times the fiber of brown rice and is high in iron, packed with protein and considered a low GI food. Helpful in promoting a healthy digestive system, this grain has proven beneficial when managing diabetes. Described as a smoky cousin to bulgur wheat, Freekeh is native of Lebanon, Jordan, Syria and Egypt.
Color: Light to dark reddish tan.
Flavor: Nutty, smoky flavor.
Size: Broken wheat shaped grain.
Heat Level: N/A
Roasted Wheat Berries.
Contains Wheat, Gluten.
Packaging & Storage
Shelf Life: Min 12 months (under optimum storage conditions).
Packaging: Poly bag in box.
Storage Conditions: Store in a dry, cool place.
SPC: <100,000 cfu / g
COLIFORM: <100 cfu / g
YEAST: <100 cfu / g
MOLD: <1000 cfu / g
Due to the nature of raw, agricultural products, the microbiological data provided should be considered as guidelines.
About Nutritional Information
Chieftain Wild Rice Company gathers nutritional information from highly regarded sources. Nutritional analysis can vary due to growing conditions, frequency of testing, and other factors.
|Serving Size about 1/4 cup (45g)|
|Amount Per Serving|
|Calories 160||Calories from Fat 10|
|% Daily Value *|
|Total Fat 1g||2%|
|Saturated Fat 0g||0%|
|Trans Fat 0g|
|Total Carbohydrate 32g||11%|
|Dietary Fiber 7g||28%|
|* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.|
Use Cracked Freekeh instead of rice, pasta or farro. Make hearty and healthful soups and stews, add amazing texture and flavor to risotto and pilafs or use to create delicious salads. A healthy alternative to oatmeal for breakfast.
Toss cooked Freekeh with fresh greens and dried fruit.
For added flavor, use chicken stock when boiling.
Recommended Preparation Instructions:
Bring 4 cups water to a boil, stir in 2 cups Broken Freekeh. Reduce heat to simmer and cook for 20 minutes or until desired texture. Remove from heat and let rest covered for 10 minutes.
One cup dry yields 3 cups cooked.