Get a kick of flavor with our Southwestern Orzo that is a colorful and delicious combination infused with the flavors and nutrition of black beans, maize, and red chilis. It is also perfectly seasoned with jalapeno powder
, garlic powder
, onion powder
, and cumin
creating a unique twist of flavor. Orzo, Italian for barley, resembles rice but is actually a durum wheat pasta. Some refer to orzo as pastina, meaning “little pasta.” Orzo originated in Italy, is very popular in Greece, and frequently added to in Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisine.
Our bulk Southwestern Orzo is inspired by Mexican fare and along with its amazing flavorful ingredients and tri colors, also offers impressive nutritional value. The black beans provide more fiber content than ordinary orzo, the maize, some refer to as sweet corn, provides fiber, multi-vitamins and antioxidants, and the red chili speeds up metabolism, fights disease-causing inflammation and assists in cardiovascular health.
Southwestern Orzo will maintain it’s oval, football shape and consistency when cooked so it is a perfect and healthier substitute for rice or other pasta. Add to soups, hot and cold salads, or combine with rice to create a zestier, more flavorful rice pilaf. It can be easily substituted for rice or other small pasta in any recipe that you want to spice up. Cook in water or broth, add lime zest and juice or sprinkle sharp shredded cheese and enjoy as a side dish. Add flavorful heat to tacos, casseroles, stews, enchiladas, and chili. Southwestern Orzo is sure to become your new favorite go-to for flavorful dishes and appetites that crave south of the border cuisine. For a different variety, try some of our other orzo
Durum Semolina Flour, Corn Flour, Black Bean Powder, Wheat Protein Isolate, Red Chile Pepper Powder, Red Jalapeno Powder, Dehydrated Egg White, Garlic Powder, Onion Powder, Turmeric Spice, Salt, Cumin, Cuttlefish Ink, Safflower
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