Aztec Blend™

Item # 12501-12/2 lbs.; Item # 16257-6/2 lbs.


Features

  • Gluten-free
  • Whole grain
  • Heirloom ingredients (Colusari™ Red Rice is an heirloom seed and an InHarvest exclusive)
  • Holds well
  • Complete protein because of split peas, making it great for vegetarian dishes
  • Amaranth has seven of the eight essential amino acids; considered a “super grain”
  • Textural and colorful
  • Kosher

 

Ingredients

Colusari ™ Red Rice, long-grain brown rice, split peas, amaranth

Pack Size

12/2-lb. sleeves = 24 lbs. per case; 6/2-lb. sleeves = 12 lbs. per case

Storage

Store in cool and dry environment.

Preparation and Cooking Instructions

Stovetop: Bring 2½ qts. water or stock to a boil. Stir in 2 lbs. Aztec Blend™ and seasoning packet (if included), reduce heat and simmer covered for 35 mins.
Steamer: In a full hotel pan, combine 1½ qts. hot water or stock with 2 lbs. Aztec Blend™ and seasoning packet (if included), steam uncovered for 45 mins.
Combi Oven:  In a full hotel pan, combine 2 qts. hot water or stock with 2 lbs. Aztec Blend™ 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. Aztec Blend™ and seasoning packet (if included). Cover and cook for 40 mins. at 350° F.

Yield: 26 half-cup servings.