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Mediterranean Orzo Recipe

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This recipe for Mediterranean Orzo, by , is from The Boehm/Zitzmann Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Kim Zitzmann
Added: Sunday, August 9, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
12 ounces onion-and-garlic-flavored chicken sausage (such as Al Fresco), halved lengthwise and cut into 1/2-inch-thick half-moons
1 pint grape tomatoes, halved
3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
1 teaspoon canola oil
3/4 teaspoon dried oregano
8 ounces orzo
8 ounces green beans, trimmed and cut in half
1/2 cup crumbled fat-free feta cheese
1 tablespoon fresh chopped parsley
2 teaspoons olive oil

Directions:
Directions:
1. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add sausage to skillet and cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes. Add tomatoes, 1 tablespoon of the vinegar, canola oil and 1/2 teaspoon of the oregano to pan; cook 2 minutes. Place sausage mixture in a large serving bowl.
2. Meanwhile, bring large pot of salted water to a boil. Cook orzo according to package directions. Add green beans to pasta pot for final 5 minutes of cooking time. Drain and rinse under cold water.
3. Place pasta mixture in serving bowl with sausage mixture and add remaining 2 tablespoons vinegar, 1/4 teaspoons oregano, the feta, parsley and olive oil. Stir to combine; serve.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
10

 

 

 

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