Agrozimi Spelt Orzo - Kritharaki

  • Classic Greek orzo takes on a robust twist thanks to the full nutty flavor of spelt flour (triticum spelta or dinkel). A long-ago ancestor of today’s commercial wheat, spelt is more easily digested than common wheat, since its gluten has more water-soluble proteins, and it’s higher in protein than typical pasta. Spelt is also an excellent source of vitamins & minerals.

    Agrozimi is a third-generation family business that makes pasta with a long and slow process - top-quality flour is kneaded with no added salt, mixed with the fresh spring water from the northern Greek village of Arávissoss, and then shaped through bronze dies. They slowly air-dry the pasta at low temperatures to retain its unmatched flavor and nutritional value. Try spelt orzo for a tasty accompaniment to any tomato-based dish or in your favorite soup. Importantly, there are no preservatives, additives, artificial flavors nor colorants.

  • For the discerning pasta lover, Agrozimi offers products that recapture forgotten traditional ways and add experimental new flavors.

    We love spelt kritharáki as a more robust alternative to rice and a perfect base for your favorite vegan dishes. The 500gr. package translates to 1.1lbs., 10% more than the standard pasta packs. While there is a suggested cooking time on the pack, try it for yourself and cook to taste, especially if you like your pasta “al dente”.

    Looking for a recipe for your spelt kritharaki? You’ll find one on the inside of the label or simply toss your cooked pasta with one of Elli & Manos’ Greek Flavor Bursts. Here’s one more for an easy stovetop shrimp youvetsi.

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  • INGREDIENTS: spelt flour. Contains: wheat. Manufactured in a facility that handles milk and eggs, with steam cleaning/sanitization occurring in between production runs.

    NUTRITION FACTS:

    Serving Size: 2/3 cup,
    Servings: about 9,
    Calories: 200
    Total Fat 1 g (1%)
    Saturated Fat 0g
    Trans Fat 0g
    Cholesterol 0mg (0%)
    Sodium 0 mg (0%)
    Total Carbohydrate 42 g (15%)
    Dietary Fiber 4 g (16%)
    Total Sugars 1g
    Includes 0g Added Sugars (0%)
    Protein 7g
    Vitamin D 0.3 mcg (0%)
    Calcium 10 mg (0%)
    Iron 0.7 mg (4%)
    Potassium 0mg (0%)

    STORAGE: Preserve at room temperature, in a cool dark and dry place.

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We chose Agrozimi for their love of tradition, while still experimenting with flavors and techniques.  We were especially impressed with their conscientiousness and commitment to quality, evidenced throughout their spotless production facility.

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