Don’t be fooled: Though it has the look of a grain of rice, orzo is actually an Italian pasta! Typically crafted with durum wheat semolina, orzo is cut into rice sized pieces. Small and tender, orzo makes a great soup pasta and will work with many side dishes such as pasta salads.
What can I make with orzo?
Because of its size and texture, orzo does make a great substitute for rice side dishes. Create a cold pasta salad with mint and feta, or create a hearty oven-baked dish of orzo, olivesand chicken thighs. You can also use orzo as a soup pasta in classics such as Italian wedding soup or bowl of chicken and rice.
Where can I buy orzo?
Find premium orzo at Supermarket Italy, your one stop shop for gourmet food products! Shop for a wide range of pasta shapes and pasta sauces imported from Italy and around the world.