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    Creamy Orzo With Leeks and Parmesan

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    35 mins

    15 mins

    20 mins

    Marie's Note:

    You will get lots of raves with this wonderful side dish.

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Cook orzo in boiling salted water and drain.
    2. 2
      While orzo is cooking, melt butter in large sauté pan.
    3. 3
      Add leeks and cook over medium heat until they are softened.
    4. 4
      Add chicken stock and simmer until the stock almost disappears.
    5. 5
      Add cream to the sauté pan with the leek mixture.
    6. 6
      Add cooked orzo and heat thoroughly.
    7. 7
      Season with salt, pepper and nutmeg to your taste.
    8. 8
      If it looks a little dry, add a little extra cream.
    9. 9
      Just before serving, add the Parmesan and stir until it melts.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on April 25, 2010

      55

      Good-good,real comfort food for me! I liked the recipe alot,used 4 leeks (we love leeks) and used mainly the white part.Other than that I made it just as written. Served it with a poached egg on top and a tomato salad,it was a great meal.Thank marie for sharing.

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    • on January 05, 2008

      55

      This was outstanding. We served with veal piccata, everyone cleaned their plates. Thanks for posting!

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    Nutritional Facts for Creamy Orzo With Leeks and Parmesan

    Serving Size: 1 (97 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 8

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 215.2
     
    Calories from Fat 114
    53%
    Total Fat 12.7 g
    19%
    Saturated Fat 7.6 g
    38%
    Cholesterol 38.7 mg
    12%
    Sodium 133.1 mg
    5%
    Total Carbohydrate 20.4 g
    6%
    Dietary Fiber 1.0 g
    4%
    Sugars 1.7 g
    7%
    Protein 5.1 g
    10%

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