Mediterranean Orzo is a colorful mixture of rice-shaped pasta flavored with saffron, roasted red pepper and porcini mushroom. The sturdy nature of this pasta makes it a flexible and versatile ingredient that maintains it shape and flavor when cooked.
Add 1 cup of orzo to a large pot of boiling water with 1 teaspoon of salt and 1 teaspoon of neutral cooking oil. Cook for 10-12 minutes until al dente and strain. Rinse with cold water to cool for salads or use immediately in hot preparations.
Storage & handling
Store in cool, dry place.
Enriched durum semolina flour (milled wheat, niacin, iron, thiamine mononitrate, riboflavin, folic acid), dried red bell pepper, spices for flavor and coloring, wheat gluten, dehydrated egg white, dried mushroom, porcini paste (mushroom juice concentrate, mushroom essence, essential oils), salt, onion, garlic. Contains wheat and eggs.
Mediterranean Orzo is a colorful mixture of infused rice-shaped pasta made from durum wheat flour and flavored with saffron, roasted red pepper and porcini mushrooms. The naturally firm texture and unique color of this pasta makes it a flexible and versatile ingredient that is resilient to long cooking times and easily incorporated with other ingredients. Traditionally, orzo has been used with rice to make pilafs, and has been a mainstay ingredient in Italian cooking for centuries. The word "orzo" means "barley" in Italian, most likely referring to the pasta's grainlike shape.
Flavored with delicate saffron, roasted red pepper and umami-rich porcini mushrooms, our Mediterranean Orzo makes a perfect canvas for pasta salad. We add artichoke hearts and Premium Pine nuts for contrast and crunch