Creamy-Parmesan
Whole Grain Blends

Creamy Parmesan

 

This dish combines white rice and two varieties of pearled wheat with a sauce of Parmesan cheese to create a dish similar to risotto.

Near East® Whole Grain Blends Creamy Parmesan is Kosher Certified *OU-DAIRY*.

Ingredients & Nutrition

 
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Ingredients
MEDIUM GRAIN WHITE RICE, PEARLED RED WHEAT, PEARLED DURUM WHEAT, CHEDDAR CHEESE (MILK, CHEESE CULTURES, SALT, ENZYMES), WHEY, SALT, CREAM, AUTOLYZED YEAST EXTRACT*, ONIONS*, GARLIC*, NATURAL FLAVOR, NONFAT MILK, PARMESAN CHEESE (MILK, CHEESE CULTURES, SALT, ENZYMES), CULTURED NONFAT MILK, SUNFLOWER OIL, ROMANO CHEESE (MILK, CHEESE CULTURES, SALT, ENZYMES), PARSLEY*, LACTIC ACID, TURMERIC SPICE WHICH IMPARTS COLOR.
*DRIED
CONTAINS WHEAT AND MILK INGREDIENTS.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 2.5 oz (70 g/about 1/3 cup dry -wheat mix & 1 Tbsp seasoning mix) (1 cup prepared)
Servings Per Container: about 2.5
Amount Per Serving   As Packaged   As Prepared
Calories   240   280
Calories from Fat   25   60
% Daily Value **
Total Fat 3g   5%   11%
Saturated Fat 1.5g   7%   21%
Trans Fat 0g    
Cholesterol 5mg   2%   6%
Sodium 690mg   29%   31%
Total Carbs 49g   16%   16%
Dietary Fiber 3g   13%   13%
Sugars 2g    
Protein 7g    
Vitamin A   2%   4%
Vitamin C   0%   0%
Calcium   6%   6%
Iron   6%   6%

Preparation Instructions

 
Range Top Directions
  1. In a 2-quart saucepan, bring 2-1/2 cups water and grains to a boil.
  2. Reduce heat to medium-low.
  3. Simmer, UNCOVERED, 22 to 24 minutes. Do not stir; a thin layer of water (about 2 to 3 tablespoons) will remain at the end of cook time.
  4. Remove from heat. Add 1 tablespoon butter or olive oil and contents of Spice Sack; stir.
  5. COVER; let stand 2 to 3 minutes for sauce to thicken. Stir before serving.
  6. Makes about 2-1/2 cups
Cooking Tips
Accurate heat level and cooking with lid on are important for best results.
DO NOT MICROWAVE!
 
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