Orzo With Shrimp, Feta Cheese, & White Wine

Total Time
30mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 10 mins

This dish is a wonderful combination of flavors and easy to make too.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F
  2. Brush 11x7-inch glass baking dish with oil.
  3. Cook orzo according to package directions.
  4. Drain well and return orzo to same pot.
  5. Add 2 tablespoons olive oil, 1/4 cup feta cheese, Parmesan cheese, and 2 tablespoons basil; stir to blend.
  6. Arrange orzo mixture in prepared dish.
  7. Heat 2 tablespoons oil in large skillet over medium-high heat.
  8. Add shrimp and sauté until slightly pink, about 2 minutes (shrimp will not be cooked through).
  9. Arrange shrimp atop orzo.
  10. Add remaining 2 tablespoons oil to same skillet.
  11. Add garlic and sauté over medium-high heat 30 seconds.
  12. Add tomatoes with juice; cook 1 minute.
  13. Stir in wine, oregano, crushed red pepper, and remaining 1/4 cup basil.
  14. Simmer uncovered until reduced to thick sauce consistency, stirring occasionally, about 2 minutes.
  15. Season sauce to taste with salt and pepper; spoon over shrimp.
  16. Bake orzo until heated through, about 10 minutes.
  17. Sprinkle with remaining 3/4 cup feta cheese and serve.

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