Orzo Carbonara

Recipe by BlueRidgeMama
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READY IN: 25mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cook bacon in large saucepan over medium heat until crisp. Transfer to paper towels using slotted spoon and drain.
  • Pour off all but 1 T. drippings from pan.
  • Add butter and ccok until butter begins to brown slightly. Mix in orzo and stir for 30 seconds or so.
  • Add 4 1/2 cups of the broth and simmer , uncovered, until orzo is tender, but still firm to the bite and broth is absorbed, stirring often, about 8 minutes.
  • Add cream and bring to low simmer.
  • Stir in cheese and thyme and them bacon. Season with salt and pepper to taste and thin with additional broth, if desired.
  • Serve immediately.
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