Orzo with Browned Butter Sauce

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Carolyn Haas

By
@Linky1

Also known as Orzo Kauto Voutyro, this easy to make recipe can easily be adapted for dietary restrictions (see NOTE). Found in Cooking the Greek Way by Villios

Rating:
★★★★☆ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

1/2 lb
orzo pasta, uncooked
1/3 c
butter
3 Tbsp
parmesan cheese, grated

How to Make Orzo with Browned Butter Sauce

Step-by-Step

  • 1Cook orzo according to package directions. Drain and set aside.
  • 2While orzo cooks, melt butter in small saucepan over medium-high heat and cook until butter turns brown.
  • 3Place hot, drained orzo in a serving bowl. Pour butter and Parmesan cheese over orzo and stir to combine.
  • 4NOTE: need it *gluten* free? Use rice instead of orzo.
    Need it *dairy* free? Use margarine and skip the Parm.
    Want it *extra zippy*? Use Kefalotiri cheese instead of Parmesan. (It's the kind used for Saganaki)

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About Orzo with Browned Butter Sauce

Course/Dish: Pasta Sides
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Greek
Dietary Needs: Gluten-Free, Dairy Free
Hashtags: #rice, #cheese, #Parmesan, #pasta