ORZO, SWEET POTATO
ORZO, SWEET POTATO
Sweet Potato Orzo is not only colorful but tasty as well! Sweet Potato Orzo is complimentary in warm or cold salads, in pilaf or as a bedding for pork, lamb and chicken. The light sweet potato flavor makes it delicious in cream soups or stuffing. Orzo is made with Durham Wheat Flour (Semolina) which makes it a pasta. The Orzo is 1/3" long and rice shaped. The toothy, firm texture and subtle flavors lend its use to many different applications. Orzo maintains its shape and color dulls slightly when cooked. Traditionally, Orzo has been used with rice to make Pilaf. Orzo like many pastas, has become a flexible and versatile ingredient. Orzo in Italian this 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. It's actually a tiny, rice-shaped pasta, slightly smaller than a Pine Nut.
Duram Semolina Flour, Water, Sweet Potato, Wheat Protein Isolate, Carrot, Sugar, Salt, Annatto Spice for color, Nutmeg and Natural Sweet Potato Flavor. (Contains Wheat, Gluten)
The toothy, firm texture and subtle flavors lend its use to many different applications. Orzo maintains its shape and color dulls slightly when cooked. Sweet Potato Orzo has a subtle, sweet potato flavor.
Color: Reddish orange.
Flavor: Typical of pasta, sweet.
Size: Approximately ½ inch in length, rice shaped.
Heat Level: N/A
Duram Semolina Flour, Water, Sweet Potato, Wheat Protein Isolate, Carrot, Sugar, Salt, Annatto Spice for color, Nutmeg and Natural Sweet Potato Flavor.
Contains Wheat, Gluten.
Packaging & Storage
Shelf Life: Min. 12 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 Fiber4 g||16%|
|* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.|
Use this decorative orzo to compliment seafood and chicken dishes. Cook in your favorite stock and add butter, use as a bedding, add to stuffing for a variation in texture or combine orzo with other grains in a cold salad. Sweet Potato Orzo is tasty as is or with a light sauce or vinaigrette.
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. Add uncooked Orzo to soups during last 12 minutes of cooking.
One cup dry yields 3 cups cooked.