Meryl's "Good-thing-I-know-Meyers" Parmesan Orzo

Meryl's "Good-thing-I-know-Meyers" Parmesan Orzo

6 reviews, 4.3 star(s). 83% would make again

Ready in 30 minutes

by Meryl Cook


1 tablespoon Butter
1 cup uncooked orzo; (rice-shaped pasta)
1.25 cup chicken broth; (low sodium fat free)
1.25 cup Water
1.25 cup fresh Parmesan cheese; grated
2 tablespoons fresh basil; chopped
0.25 teaspoon Salt
0.25 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
4 teaspoons pine nuts; toasted

Original recipe makes 4



1. Heat butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add orzo, and cook 3 minutes, stirring constantly. Stir in broth and water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer until liquid is absorbed and orzo is done (about 15 minutes).

2. Remove orzo from heat; stir in cheese, basil, salt, and pepper. Sprinkle with pine nuts. Serve immediately.

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Very delicious and easy to make!
kaylaw84 2y ago

Too much Parmesan vcheese
robinwhite 3y ago

Kids and adults in this house of four, Vote hands down we adore! Thanks :-)
Carolincity 4y ago

AWESOME!!! What a great aide dish. A new favorite!
Kjballison 5y ago

I made this for a fancy dinner and everyone loved it, it was so easy.
Joani.Parrish 6y ago

[I posted this recipe.]
vferrari 7y ago

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