Orzo with Browned Butter Sauce

Carolyn Haas


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


★★★★☆ 4 votes

5 Min
20 Min
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1/2 lb
orzo pasta, uncooked
1/3 c
3 Tbsp
parmesan cheese, grated

How to Make Orzo with Browned Butter Sauce


  • 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

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