Tuesday, March 02, 2010

Parmasean and Basil Orzo

The Menu:
Parmasean and Basil Orzo
The Original Recipe:
My 13 yr. old l-o-v-e-s this side dish. It is definetely worth a try!

Parmasean and Basil Orzo


2 t Butter

1 cup Uncooked orzo pasta

1 (14.5 ounce) can Chicken broth

1/2 cup Grated Parmesan cheese

2 t Dried basil


Melt butter in a skillet on top of the stove at med. high heat. Add uncooked orzo. Sauté until lightly browned. Add

chicken broth and bring to a boil. Turn heat down to low and cover pan. Simmer until pasta is tender and liquid is

absorbed--about 15-20 min. Add parmesan and basil and serve!

Cook's Notes

*for a twist try adding minced onion and garlic while sauteing the orzo...


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