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Sweet Potato Orzo

Sweet Potato Orzo is an infused rice-shaped pasta. The firm texture and 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.

  • Subtle sweet potato flavor

  • Bright orange in color

  • Approximately 1/3 inch in length

  • D'allesandro
    Price: $134.84
    $0.84 / 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 to any meal

  • 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.

    Storage & handling

    Store in cool, dry place.

    Ingredients

    Enriched durum semolina flour (milled wheat, niacin, iron, thiamine mononitrate, riboflavin, folic acid), sweet potato, wheat gluten, natural coloring, spices for flavor and coloring. Contains wheat.

    Sweet Potato Orzo is an infused rice-shaped pasta made from durum wheat flour. Flavored with sweet potato and boasting a bright orange color, this pasta has an earthy, harvest 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.

    Classic recipe

    Sweet Potato Orzo Casserole

    The touch of sweetness in our Sweet Potato Orzo is enriched with parmesan and spiciness. Our Smoked Hot Paprika adds just the right accent to this creamy and rich pasta casserole.