Nerone Italian Black Rice

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  • GTIN #00030004163166
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Nerone Italian Black Rice

Cultivated in Italy’s lush Po valley, this is the finest black rice we’ve encountered. It boasts a rich, buttery flavor with a slightly sweet finish perfect for both sweet and savory dishes.  When cooked, the rice takes on an enchanting dark indigo, nearly black color.


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Pack size: 6/2 lb sleeves
(12 lbs. per case)

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  • GFGluten Free
  • HIHeirloom Ingredients
  • KKosher
  • NGNon GMO


PREPARATION AND COOKING INSTRUCTIONS

Stovetop: Bring 2¼ qts. water or stock to a boil. Stir in 2 lbs. Nerone Italian Black Rice and seasoning packet (if included), reduce heat and simmer covered for 40 mins.
Steamer: In a full hotel pan, combine 1¾ qts. hot water or stock with 2 lbs. Nerone Italian Black Rice and seasoning packet (if included), steam uncovered for 50 mins.
Combi Oven: In a full hotel pan, combine 2 qts. hot water or stock with 2 lbs. Nerone Italian Black Rice and seasoning packet (if included). Cover and cook for 40 mins. at 350° F.
Convection Oven: In a full hotel pan, combine 2 qts. hot water or stock with 2 lbs. Nerone Italian Black Rice and seasoning packet (if included). Cover and cook for 40 mins. at 350° F.

YIELD: 30 half-cup servings

Ingredients

Medium grain black rice

Storage

Store in a cool and dry environment.

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Chef note

To maintain the visual integrity of your recipe, consider adding colorful ingredients at the end of cooking or at
plating time, as indigo color will transfer otherwise.

Grain origin

The finest black rice available, grown by a family farm in Italy’s Po valley. Thanks to meticulous selection and traditional stone husking methods, this rice boasts characteristics of tangible excellence.