Orzo Pasta With Peas and Annatto Sage Sauce

Total Time
55mins
Prep
40 mins
Cook
15 mins

This is a delicious and very different pasta dish, inspired by the African cuisine. Created by chef Keith Famie.

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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. Soak the mushrooms in warm water for 30 minutes. Drain and discard the liquid.
  2. Heat a saute pan over medium heat. Add the cream and simmer for 3 to 4 minutes. Stir in the annatto powder and sage. Continue to simmer the cream sauce for another 2 minutes. Season the annatto-sage cream sauce with salt and pepper. Keep warm.
  3. In a different saute pan over medium heat, saute the drained mushrooms in the butter until golden brown and tender, about 4 to 5 minutes. Add the blanched peas, sundried tomatoes and orzo to the pan. Toss all the ingredients until hot. Stir in the annatto-sage cream and the grated cheese. Stir in the chopped parsley. Serve!