Orzo Primavera Recipe

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Orzo Primavera

Robin Hearon

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@RobinHearon

Orzo pasta is a delicious rice like pasta that is very light in flavor and texture. This dish is a very pleasant substitute for a rice side or main dish.


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Serves:
6-8
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
10 Min

Ingredients

1/2 box
orzo pasta
4 oz
fresh broccoli
4 oz
baby carrots
2 oz
parsnips
1 oz
fresh basil (shredded)
4 oz
sun dried tomatoes (strips)
6 oz
grilled chicken or shrimp (optional)
extra virgin olive oil
garlic, salt, white pepper and Italian seasoning to taste

Step-By-Step

1Boil the Orzo pasta in salted water according to the packages instructions, about 5-6 minutes, drain and set aside.
2Prepare fresh broccoli, carrots and parsnips for sauteing in olive oil. Season with the spices.
3Combine the vegetables, sun dried tomatoes and basil to the pasta.
4The optional meat can also be added to make this a main dish.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables, Pasta Sides
Other Tag: Quick & Easy