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Mushroom Pasta Pilaf

This simmered side dish is an excellent complement to Mom's shish kabobs or any beef main dish. Tiny pieces of pasta pick up bold seasoning from mushrooms, onions and Worcestershire sauce. It makes a delightful change of pace.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1-1/3 cups uncooked ring, orzo or other small pasta
  • 1 can (10-1/2 ounces) beef consomme, undiluted
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 can (7 ounces) mushroom stems and pieces, undrained
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon soy sauce
  • Dash pepper

Directions

  • In a large skillet, saute onion in butter until tender. Add the remaining ingredients; bring to a boil. Reduce heat cover and simmer for 2 minutes or until the pasta is tender and liquid is absorbed.
Nutrition Facts
1/2 cup: 136 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 17mg cholesterol, 744mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 5g protein.

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