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Garlic Orzo Pilaf Recipe
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Garlic Orzo Pilaf Recipe

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This is an easy, go-to side dish that has lots of flavor. I always have the ingredients on hand and I find it's a easier than a prepackaged rice side dish because the orzo cooks so quickly.—
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cups uncooked orzo pasta
  • 2-1/2 cups chicken stock
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese, optional

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup (calculated without cheese) equals 256 calories, 8 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 259 mg sodium, 38 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 8 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, saute garlic and pepper flakes in oil for 1 minute. Add orzo; saute for 3-5 minutes or until golden brown.
  2. Stir in chicken stock and bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until pasta is tender. Sprinkle with cheese if desired. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Garlic Orzo Pilaf in Taste of Home Christmas Annual Annual 2012, p41

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup (calculated without cheese) equals 256 calories, 8 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 259 mg sodium, 38 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 8 g protein.

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