Wednesday, August 24, 2016

orzo with parmesan and basil


  • Servings: 4
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup uncooked orzo pasta
  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil


    Preparation Time: 10 mins Cook Time: 20 mins Ready Time: 30 mins

  • melt butter in heavy skillet over medium-high heat. stir in orzo and saute until lightly browned.
  • stir in chicken stock and bring to boil. cover. reduce heat and simmer until orzo is tender and liquid is absorbed, about 15 - 20 minutes.
  • mix in parmesan cheese and basil. season with salt and pepper. transfer to shallow bowl. garnish with basil sprigs.

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