Orzo Gratin

Orzo Gratin Recipe

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Easy pasta side that goes with just about anything!


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15 Min
1 Hr 25 Min


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3 qt
16 oz
package orzo
6 clove
1 c
whipping cream
1 c
chicken broth
1 1/4 c
fresh parsley, minced, divided
1 c
parmesan cheese, freshly grated, divided
salt, to taste
pepper, to taste
1/4 c
fine, dry breadcrumbs
3 Tbsp
unsalted butter

How to Make Orzo Gratin


  • 1Bring water to a boil in a large Dutch oven. Add orzo and garlic, and return to a boil; cook 10 minutes. Drain, rinse in cold water, and drain again. Remove garlic; peel and crush garlic. Set orzo aside.
  • 2Combine garlic and whipping cream in a large bowl; beat with a wire whisk until blended. Add orzo, chicken broth, 1 cup minced parsley, 3/4 cup Parmesan cheese, and salt and pepper to taste; stir well.
  • 3Place mixture in a greased 2-quart baking dish. Combine breadcrumbs, remaining 1/4 cup parsley, and remaining 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese; stir well. Sprinkle the crumb mixture over the orzo mixture. Dot with butter. Bake at 325° for 1 hour and 15 minutes or until golden brown.

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About Orzo Gratin

Course/Dish: Pasta Sides
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Heirloom
Hashtag: #orzo

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