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Risotto-Style Orzo with Spring Vegetables

Serves 4 to 6
Time 20 min
Try this quick and easy risotto-style dish made with orzo pasta. No constant stirring necessary!
Ingredients
  • 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) unsalted butter
  • 1 small yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 1 1/2 cup uncooked orzo pasta
  • 2 medium carrots, sliced
  • 1/2 cup fresh or frozen peas
  • 4 cups chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
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Method

Melt butter in a large heavy saucepan over medium heat. 

Add onion and mushrooms and cook until tender but not browned, about 5 minutes. 

Add orzo and stir to coat. 

Add carrots, peas and broth. 

Bring to boil and cook until orzo is tender, about 5 minutes. 

Remove from heat, stir in Parmesan and cover. 

Let rest 5 to 8 minutes. 

Sprinkle with parsley and season with salt and pepper.

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  • 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) unsalted butter
  • 1 small yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 1 1/2 cup uncooked orzo pasta
  • 2 medium carrots, sliced
  • 1/2 cup fresh or frozen peas
  • 4 cups chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
Shop with Prime

Exclusively for Prime members in select ZIP codes.