Kittencal's Parmesan Orzo

READY IN: 20mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Melt butter in a medium heavy saucepan over medium heat, add in onion, thyme and red pepper flakes (if using) saute for about 3 minutes.
  • Add in orzo and cook stirring with a wooden spoon until orzo is slightly browned (about 3-4 minutes).
  • Add in garlic and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Slowly add in the chicken broth; bring to a boil, reduce heat to low.
  • Cover and simmer until the orzo is tender and the liquid is absorbed (about 20 minutes).
  • Mix in the Parmesan cheese, salt and black pepper.
  • Transfer to a serving bowl and sprinkle with more Parmesan cheese if desired.
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