Orzo With Asparagus

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Dancer

This is a nice side dish for fish or chicken, with a crusty roll and its the perfect meal.

Top Review by islandgirl77551

Thanks Dancer^, for the great recipe. It was a hit with my sons. They went back for seconds. We will be having it again for sure.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat olive oil and butter over medium heat.
  2. Add onion, fennel, garlic and saute until very soft.
  3. Add orzo and 1/2 cup chicken stock.
  4. Stir as you would risotto until liquid is absorbed.
  5. You might not use the whole quart of broth.
  6. Repeat until pasta is almost al dente.
  7. Add asparagus and simmer until tender.
  8. Top with parmesan, pepper flake and thyme.

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