Explore Cuisine Organic Chickpea Risoni cooks just like regular pasta, making it perfect for easy vegan or vegetarian family meals. Try it with your favorite sauce or topping! n Italian, "Riso" means rice and "Oni" means more than. Combined, these words create the popular rice shaped pasta "risoni" but is also commonly known as "orzo." It's perfect for risotto, salads, soups and even sushi!