Total Time
15mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 10 mins

Basic orzo recipe, prepared like risotto. You can vary it according to whatever you might have in your pantry. Original recipe by Pam Anderson, published in the Washington Post, June 7, 2000.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, bring 1 quart of water to a boil.
  2. Add the salt and orzo and cook until the orzo is tender and has absorbed almost all of the cooking liquid, 8 to 9 minutes.
  3. Stir in the butter, Parmesan cheese and pepper to taste.
  4. Serve immediately.