Spinach-Mushroom Orzo With Toasted Walnuts

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READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat oil in a saucepan over medium-high heat.
  • Add in onions and sliced mushrooms; cook until tender golden brown (the onions must be browned, this may take about 5-6 minutes or a little more) adding in the chopped garlic and a pinch of cayenne pepper the last 2 minutes of cooking.
  • Add in the spinach and cook stirring for 2 minutes.
  • Add in chicken broth; bring to a boil stirring constantly.
  • Add in uncooked orzo, stir then reduce heat to low, cover and simmer until the orzo is tender (about 20 minutes).
  • Remove from heat and stir in the walnuts and Parmesan cheese.
  • Season with salt and fresh ground black pepper to taste.
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