ORZO, WISCONSIN BLEND

Wisconsin Blend Orzo
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ORZO, WISCONSIN BLEND

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Description:

Wisconsin Blend Orzo is a combination of herbs and spices, giving it fresh flavor! 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. Orzo is ideal for soups and wonderful when served as a substitute for rice.

Ingredient Statement:

Durum Semolina Flour (Milled Wheat, Niacin, Iron, Thiamine Mononitrate, Riboflavin, Folic Acid) Water, Chives, Wheat Gluten, Lemons and Natural Lemon Flavor, Parsley, Leeks, Granulated Onion, Natural Coloring, Pepper, Salt, Spices for Coloring. (Contains Wheat, Gluten)

This colorful Orzo makes a beautiful bedding for chicken, fish and seafood. The light flavor makes it a delicious addition for soups. Make a colorful salad with mandarin oranges, pineapple, pine nuts and a light vinaigrette or try something spicy by adding black beans, corn, onions and a dressing of your choice.

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 10 minutes until tender, yet still al dente. Add uncooked Orzo to soups during last 10 minutes of cooking.

One cup dry yields 3 cups cooked.

Product Description

The toothy, firm texture and subtle flavors lend its use to many different applications. Orzo maintains its shape and color dulls slightly when cooked. Wisconsin Blend Orzo is a combination of herbs and spices, giving it a bright fresh flavor.

Physical

Color: Mix of yellow and lime green.

Flavor: A very mild lemon-parsley flavor.

Size: Approximately ½ inch in length, rice shaped.

Chemical

Moisture: N/A

Sulfites: N/A

Heat Level: N/A

Ingredient Statement:

Durum Semolina Flour (Milled Wheat, Niacin, Iron, Thiamine Mononitrate, Riboflavin, Folic Acid) Water, Chives, Wheat Gluten, Lemons and Natural Lemon Flavor, Parsley, Leeks, Granulated Onion, Natural Coloring, Pepper, Salt, Spices for Coloring.

Allergen Statement

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.

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.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 100 g (uncooked)

Amount Per Serving
Calories 360 Calories from Fat 9
  % Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g 2%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 0g 0%
Sodium 1mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 73g 24%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 0g  
Protein 13g  
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 2%
Iron 6%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.