Organic Plain Orzo is a rice-shaped pasta made from durum wheat flour. The firm texture and subtle flavor of this pasta makes it a flexible and versatile ingredient that maintains its shape when cooked. It can be substituted easily for rice, adding a unique texture to many meals.
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Bring 3 cups water to a boil, add 1 cup orzo, cook for 10 to 12 minutes until al dente. Drain.
Storage & handling
Store in a dry, cool place.
Organic semolina. Contains: Wheat.
Orzo is a rice-shaped, short cut pasta made from durum wheat flour. The firm texture and subtle flavor of this pasta makes it a flexible and versatile ingredient that maintains its shape when cooked, adding a unique texture to many recipes. Originating in Italy, Orzo was created to provide an alternative to rice while still boasting the appealing pasta flavors and texture already prevalent in Mediterranean diets. Despite being shaped like rice, the word “orzo” is the Italian word for barley. This is understandable considering the similarities in the shapes of barley seeds and rice grains.
Organic Orzo with Asparagus and Tomatoes
This easy seasonal recipe highlights the simple yet delicious flavor of Organic White Orzo. Brown butter adds a deep, rich flavor which complements the bright flavors of asparagus and tomato.