Spring Medley Orzo
Spring Medley Orzo is a mix of infused, rice-shaped pastas flavored with lemon, parsley and leeks. The firm texture and bright, earthy flavor of this pasta makes it a flexible and versatile ingredient that maintains its shape and flavor when cooked. It can be easily substituted for rice, adding a unique element to any meal.
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 a cool, dry place.
Durum semolina flour (milled wheat, niacin, iron, thiamine mononitrate, riboflavin, folic acid), chives, wheat gluten, lemons and natural lemon flavor, parsley, leeks, granulated onion, natural coloring, pepper, salt, spices for coloring. Contains wheat.
Spring Medley Orzo is a mix of rice-shaped pastas made from durum wheat flour. Infused with the flavors and colors of lemon parsley and leek, this pasta boasts a bright, earthy flavor and appearance. The naturally firm texture and unique color makes 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 grain-like shape.
Forget heavy and burdensome turkey salads, which contain more mayonnaise than anything else. This lightened-up version includes a generous helping of fresh vegetables and our Spring Medley Orzo, a vibrant and colorful mix of orzo pasta flavored with lemon, parsley and leeks.