Orzo and Rice Pilaf with Garlic and Herbs

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Garlic and fresh herbs flavor this orzo/rice combination pilaf. Vegetable broth may be used for chicken broth. Sprinkle with grated parmesan cheese, if desired.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 6 clove
    garlic, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 c
    orzo pasta, uncooked
  • 1/2 c
    long grain rice, uncooked
  • 1 can(s)
    (14.5 oz) reduced sodium chicken broth
  • 1/3 c
    water
  • 3
    green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/3 c
    fresh basil, chopped
  • 1/4 c
    italian parsley, minced
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt

How to Make Orzo and Rice Pilaf with Garlic and Herbs

Step-by-Step

  1. In a large nonstick skillet heat oil over medium-high. Add garlic and cook for 1 minute, being careful not to burn.
  2. Add orzo and rice; cook 4-6 minutes longer or until lightly browned.
  3. Stir in broth and water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes, until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed. (Add more water as needed if rice and pasta are not done before liquid is absorbed).
  4. Stir in the onions, basil, parsley and salt.
  5. Serve. Sprinkle some grated Parmesan on top if desired.

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About Orzo and Rice Pilaf with Garlic and Herbs

Course/Dish: Pasta Sides
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian



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