Orzo with Parmesan & Basil

Orzo with Parmesan & Basil

Orzo with Parmesan & Basil
When you're searching for a simple pasta side, this recipe fits the bill. It has a smooth, delicious taste.
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4 servings

Ingredients
2 tbsp. butter
1 cup uncooked orzo pasta
1 (14.5 oz.) can chicken broth
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
Salt and pepper to taste
2 tbsp. chopped fresh basil

Methods/steps
Melt butter in heavy skillet over medium-high heat. Stir in orzo and saute until lightly browned. Stir in chicken stock and bring to boil. Cover. Reduce heat and simmer until orzo is tender and liquid is absorbed, about 15 - 20 minutes. Mix in Parmesan cheese and basil and season with salt and pepper. Transfer to shallow bowl. Garnish with basil sprigs.
Additional Tips
Prep Time 10 Min Cook Time 20 Min Ready In 30 Min

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