Creamy Orzo

Recipe by CindiJ
READY IN: 25mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Bring a heavy large saucepan of salted water to boil over high heat. Add the orzo and cook until tender but still firm to the bite, stirring often, about 8 minutes.
  • Drain - reserving 1 cup of the cooking liquid.
  • Meanwhile, heat oil in heavy large pan frying pan over medium heat. Add the shallot and garlic, saute until until tender (about 2 minutes).
  • Add the tomatoes and cook until tender (5-8 minutes).
  • Stir in cream and peas.
  • Add orzo and toss to coat.
  • Remove from heat; add the Parmesan to the pasta mixture and toss to coat.
  • Stir the pasta mixture until the sauce coats the pasta thickly, adding enough reserved pasta water to maintain a creamy consistency.
  • Season with salt & pepper.
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