Orzo "risotto"

Recipe by mary winecoff
READY IN: 20mins
SERVES: 10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cook orzo in a large pot of boiling salted water until barely al dente, 5 to 6 minutes. Drain in a colander and rinse under cold water to stop cooking.
  • Transfer orzo to a 2 quart heavy saucepan and add stock, zest, thyme. Simmer over moderate heat, stirring constantly until stock is absorbed about 5 minutes.
  • Stir in cheese, butter, salt and pepper and serve immediately.
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