Orzo Primavera

Orzo Primavera Recipe

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Robin Hearon

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@RobinHearon

Orzo pasta is a delicious rice like pasta that is very light in flavor and texture. This dish is a very pleasant substitute for a rice side or main dish.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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Serves:
6-8
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
10 Min

Ingredients

1/2 box
orzo pasta
4 oz
fresh broccoli
4 oz
baby carrots
2 oz
parsnips
1 oz
fresh basil (shredded)
4 oz
sun dried tomatoes (strips)
6 oz
grilled chicken or shrimp (optional)
extra virgin olive oil
garlic, salt, white pepper and Italian seasoning to taste

How to Make Orzo Primavera

Step-by-Step

  • 1Boil the Orzo pasta in salted water according to the packages instructions, about 5-6 minutes, drain and set aside.
  • 2Prepare fresh broccoli, carrots and parsnips for sauteing in olive oil. Season with the spices.
  • 3Combine the vegetables, sun dried tomatoes and basil to the pasta.
  • 4The optional meat can also be added to make this a main dish.

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About Orzo Primavera

Course/Dish: Vegetables, Pasta Sides
Other Tag: Quick & Easy