Smoky Orzo Casserole
Blue Ribbon Recipe
This is a quick easy dish to prepare that is sure to please everyone. I liked the smoky flavor and the creaminess of the cheese/Rotel mix. A perfect recipe for a busy weeknight. The Test Kitchen
1 1/2 corzo pasta
8 ozVelveeta cheese, cubed small
1/2 can(s)Rotel, chili fixins style
1/2 pkglittle smokies, beef
1/2 cwhite onion, diced
1 tsponion powder
1 tspgarlic powder
1 tspsalt and pepper
10Ritz crackers, roasted vegetable flavor, crushed
How to Make Smoky Orzo Casserole
- Cook 1-1/2 C of Orzo in 2 C of boiling water that has been salted until done (9 minutes) Drain and set aside.
- Cut up smokies into thirds. Mix into cheese sauce.
Add pasta and mix well together and pour into an
8x8 casserole dish that has been oiled. Crumble crackers and spread over top. Bake at 350 for 20 minutes. Serve while hot!
Variations: Try other flavors of Lil Smokies in this. You can add diced green pepper and mushrooms if you want more veggies.