Orzo With Feta, Green Beans, and Tomatoes

READY IN: 22mins
Top Review by sugarpea

I made this with whole wheat macaroni and loved it made with beans, onions, garlic and parsley straight from the garden. Excellent recipe, Dancer.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Fill a 4-quart pot three fourths full with salted water and bring to a boil for beans and orzo.
  2. Chop onion and mince garlic.
  3. Quarter and seed tomatoes.
  4. Cut quarters lengthwise into 1/4-inch-thick slices.
  5. Trim beans and cut into 1-inch pieces.
  6. In a large skillet cook onion and garlic in oil over moderate heat until onion is softened.
  7. Add tomatoes and cook, stirring, until tomatoes are softened, about 2 minutes.
  8. Remove skillet from heat.
  9. Have ready a bowl of ice and cold water.
  10. In boiling salted water blanch beans 1 minute.
  11. With a slotted spoon transfer beans to ice water to stop cooking.
  12. Drain beans well in a colander and pat dry.
  13. Add beans to tomato mixture and return water in pot to a boil.
  14. Boil orzo until al dente and drain in colander.
  15. Add orzo to bean mixture with vinegar, parsley, feta, and salt and pepper to taste, tossing to combine well.

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