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maddy's creamy mushroom orzo

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Anywhere, AL

Orzo is a pasta that is lighter than standard shapes. It has a taste that seems to be halfway between risotto and pasta.

(2 ratings)
yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For maddy's creamy mushroom orzo

  • 1 small box
    fresh mushrooms (any kind)
  • 1 sm
    white onion sliced
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried oregano
  • 2 tsp
    chopped garlic
  • 1 3/4 c
    chicken stock
  • 1 c
    orzo pasta
  • 1/2 c
    1/2 and 1/2
  • 3/4 c
    frozen peas
  • 1/2 c
    parmesan cheese
  • 2 Tbsp
    softened butter

How To Make maddy's creamy mushroom orzo

  • 1
    Slice onions and mushrooms. On medium heat, fry the mushrooms and onions in the olive oil until they are tender. Add the oregano, garlic, salt and pepper and fry for one minute more.
  • 2
    Turn the heat down to simmer. Add the Orzo, chicken stock and 1/2 and 1/2 to the pan. Simmer uncovered until the pasta is al dente...about 20 minutes. If not done after this time, add a bit more stock.
  • 3
    When the pasta is done, turn off the heat. Stir in the parmesan cheese and peas. Stir in 2 tablespoons of soft butter and serve.

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