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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Less than 25 minutes
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
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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