Orzo with Broccoli, Feta and Olives

4 reviews, 4.5 star(s). 100% would make again

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"This is a great recipe. I didn't have any fresh basil so I substituted fresh cilantro. I also added a little chopped red bell pepper for color. It got rave reviews from my husband. I will certainly make it again. "

Ingredients

1/4 c olive oil
3 tb Pine nuts
1/2 ts Crushed red pepper
3/4 c feta cheese; Crumbled
1/2 c Grated Parmesan; fresh
3/4 c Black olives, brine-cured
1/4 c fresh basil; Chopped
1 1/2 c Orzo
1 lb Broccoli; cut in florets

Original recipe makes 8

Servings  

Preparation

Cook orzo in pot of boiling salted water until tender but still firm to the bite, about 8 minutes. Add broccoli and cook until crisp-tender, about 2 minutes. Meanwhile, heat oil in heavy small skillet over medium heat. Add pine nuts and stir until golden brown, about 3 minutes. Add crushed red pepper and stir until aromatic, about 30 seconds. Remove mixture from heat. Drain orzo and broccoli. Transfer to large bowl. Pour oil mixture over and toss to coat. Add feta, olives, Parmesan and basil and toss to coat. Season with salt and pepper and serve. NOTES : Serves 8 as a side dish, 4 as a main dish. Recipe by: Bon Appetit - 9/94 Posted to EAT-L Digest by Fran on Dec 20, 1997

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Very interesting mix of flavors
Dkrelleum 3w ago

Subbed spinach for broccoli, yum!
SD1 2y ago

This is a great recipe. I didn't have any fresh basil so I substituted fresh cilantro. I also added a little chopped red bell pepper for color. It got rave reviews from my husband. I will certainly make it again.
souptonuts 9y ago

Superb ! When you're in the mood for something a little different but tasty - try this recipe.
klw45611 11y ago

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