ORZO, TUXEDO BLEND
ORZO, TUXEDO BLEND
Tuxedo Blend Orzo is another form of Pasta. Called "Tuxedo" because of the Black (from Squid Ink) and White (Plain Egg) colors of the Pasta. The Orzo is 1/3" long and Rice shaped. Orzo maintains its shape and the color dulls slightly when cooked. The toothy, firm texture and subtle flavors lend it's use to many different applications. Traditionally, Orzo has been used with Rice to make Pilaf's. Orzo, like many Pastas, has become a flexible and versatile ingredient. In Italian, Orzo means "Barley". Since Pasta doesn't contain any Barley, the name is probably in reference to the shape of Orzo. Pasta has been a main stay ingredient in Italian cooking for centuries. Orzo is just one of the many shapes developed for specific uses.
Enriched Durum Flour (Flour, Niacin, Ferrous Sulfate, Thiamine, Mononitrate, Riboflavin, Folic Acid), Durum Flour, Cuttlefish Ink. (Contains Wheat, Egg, Shellfish, Gluten)
Tuxedo Blend Orzo is another form of Pasta. Called Tuxedo because of the Black (from Squid Ink) and White (Plain Egg) colors of the Pasta. Orzo maintains its shape and color dulls slightly when cooked. Orzo like many pastas, has become a flexible and versatile ingredient. In Italian, Orzo means Barley. Since Pasta doesn't contain any Barley the name is probably in reference to the shape of Orzo.
Color: Mix of black and beige.
Flavor: Typical of pasta, nutty.
Size: Approximately ½ inch in length, rice shaped.
Heat Level: N/A
Enriched Durum Flour (Flour, Niacin, Ferrous Sulfate, Thiamine, Mononitrate, Riboflavin, Folic Acid), Durum Flour, Cuttlefish Ink.
Contains Wheat, Egg, Shellfish, Gluten.
Packaging & Storage
Shelf Life: 24 months (under optimum storage conditions).
Packaging: Poly bag in box.
Storage Conditions: Store in a dry, cool place.
SPC: <500,000 cfu / g
COLIFORM: <1000 cfu / g
YEAST: <1000 cfu / g
MOLD: <1000 cfu / g
Due to the nature of raw, agricultural products, the microbiological data provided should be considered as guidelines.
About Nutritional Information
Chieftain Wild Rice Company gathers nutritional information from highly regarded sources. Nutritional analysis can vary due to growing conditions, frequency of testing, and other factors.
|Serving Size 100g (uncooked)|
|Amount Per Serving|
|Calories 360||Calories from Fat 9|
|% Daily Value *|
|Total Fat 1g||2%|
|Saturated Fat 0g||0%|
|Trans Fat 0g|
|Total Carbohydrate 73g||24%|
|Dietary Fiber 4g||16%|
|* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.|
Orzo can be combined with any number of herbs, vegetables and seafood for an unusual and striking plate presentation. Use in Pilafs, salads, sauces or simply dressed with a light pesto.
Recommended Preparation Instructions:
Add 1 cup of Orzo to 2 cups of rapidly boiling water or stock. Return to boil, reduce heat and simmer for 12 minutes until tender, yet still al dente. Or, add uncooked Orzo to soup or stew during last 12 minutes of cooking.
One cup dry yields 3 cups cooked.