Provides a unique mix of wheat berries, acini de pepe (Italian for “peppercorns,” named for the size of the grains) pasta and parboiled long-grain rice for a delicately colored side dish or salad base. All cook times matched for consistency.
Pack size: 6/2 lb sleeves
(12 lbs. per case)
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On the palate
Wheat berries add texture and flavor; spinach and tomato acini de pepe (pasta berries) add color and flavor
Great pilaf, very colorful with texture on lighter side
PREPARATION AND COOKING INSTRUCTIONS
Stovetop: Bring 2 qts. water or stock to a boil. Stir in 2 lbs. Caviar Medley™ and seasoning packet (if included), reduce heat and simmer covered for 17 mins.
Steamer: In a full hotel pan, combine 1½ qts. hot water or stock with 2 lbs. Caviar Medley™ and seasoning packet (if included), steam uncovered for 30 mins.
Combi Oven: In a full hotel pan, combine 1¾ qts. hot water or stock with 2 lbs. Caviar Medley™ and seasoning packet (if included). Cover and cook for 35 mins. at 350° F.
YIELD: 34 half-cup servings
Less than 25 minutes
Enriched long grain parboiled milled rice (rice, iron phosphate, niacin, thiamine mononitrate, folic acid), pearled wheat berries, acini de pepe pasta (durum wheat semolina, tomato / spinach, niacin, ferrous sulfate, thiamine mononitrate, riboflavin, folic acid)
Store in a cool and dry environment.
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