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    Creamy Parmesan Shrimp and Orzo

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    30 mins

    5 mins

    25 mins

    Chef #607540's Note:

    Simple, fast, and delicious, a creamy blend of parmesan, cream, orzo, shrimp and herbs. Thirty minutes start to finish on the stove top, or throw everything in the crockpot at the beginning of the day, it couldn't be easier. You can also substitute scallops or diced chicken for the shrimp, or leave out entirely for a creamy side dish.

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    Directions:

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      Saute garlic and orzo in butter 3-4 minutes until golden brown. Stir in water and half and half. Cover and let simmer 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in parmesan, shrimp and basil. Remove from heat, cover and let stand 5 minutes before serving. Reheats really well, and is even better the second day.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on May 25, 2011

      55

      Loved it!!!! I've been looking for this kind of dish to satisfy my need for cheesey-creamy-yummy!!! I added a few splashes of lemon juice and a handful of Italian cheeses and DH was eating out of the pan!

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    Nutritional Facts for Creamy Parmesan Shrimp and Orzo

    Serving Size: 1 (329 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 370.8
     
    Calories from Fat 129
    35%
    Total Fat 14.4 g
    22%
    Saturated Fat 8.2 g
    41%
    Cholesterol 156.9 mg
    52%
    Sodium 798.7 mg
    33%
    Total Carbohydrate 34.8 g
    11%
    Dietary Fiber 1.4 g
    5%
    Sugars 1.3 g
    5%
    Protein 24.3 g
    48%

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