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Southwest Red Pepper Orzo

Southwest Red Pepper Orzo is rice-shaped pasta made from durum wheat flour that is naturally colored a dusky brick red with chili powder. 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.

  • Firm texture that holds through cooking

  • Subtle flavor that easily retains flavors of other ingredients

  • Dusky, brick red color

  • Subtly flavored with red pepper and onion powder

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    Price: $125.35
    $0.78 / Ounce

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    Suggested uses

  • Use hot or cold in place of rice in risottos, soups or salads

  • Cook with stock and herbs to add flavor and serve as a complementary side dish

  • Substitute stir into rice while cooking to add texture and interest to pilafs or stuffings

  • Add uncooked orzo to soups during last 10 minutes of cooking.

  • Basic prep

    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

    Ingredients

    Enriched durum semolina flour (milled wheat, niacin, iron, thiamine mononitrate, riboflavin, folic acid), red chili pepper powder, spices, egg whites, wheat gluten and granulated onion. Contains wheat and egg.

    Southwest Red Pepper Orzo is rice-shaped pasta made from durum wheat flour that is naturally colored a dusky brick red with chili powder. The naturally firm texture and unique color make it a flexible and versatile ingredient that is resilient to long cooking times and easily incorporated with other ingredients.

    Originating in Italy, orzo was created to provide an alternative to rice while still boasting the appealing pasta flavor and texture already prevalent in Mediterranean diets. The word “orzo” means “barley” in Italian, most likely referring to the pasta’s grainlike shape.

    Classic recipe

    Chicken Tortilla Soup with Southwest Red Pepper Orzo

    Warm and comforting with just the right level of spice, this chicken tortilla soup gets an extra flourish: our Southwest Red Pepper Orzo. Load it up with crispy tortilla strips, cilantro and lime juice for a zesty spin on chicken soup.