"Mildly flavored and flecked with garlic and fresh herbs, this creamy, versatile side dish can accompany a wide variety of entrees. Plus, it’s a cinch to put together." --Mary Relyea of Canastota, New York
- 8 garlic cloves, peeled and thinly sliced
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1/2 cup uncooked orzo pasta
- 1/2 cup uncooked long grain rice
- 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) reduced-sodium chicken broth or vegetable broth
- 1/3 cup water
- 3 green onions, thinly sliced
- 1/3 cup thinly sliced fresh basil leaves
- 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- In a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, cook garlic in oil over medium-high heat for 1 minute. Add orzo and rice; cook 4-6 minutes longer or until lightly browned.
- Stir in broth and water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed. Stir in the onions, basil, parsley and salt. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Garlic-Herb Orzo Pilaf in Light & Tasty June/July 2007, p17
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