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Orzo with Lemon, Garlic, Parmigiano, and Herbs Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Susan Gibson

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 tablespoons lemon juice (1 large lemon)
chopped garlic in a jar -about 1 tablespoon
3 cups chicken broth -look in soup section
5 tablespoons butter, cut into 5 pieces
1 lb. orzo - found in a box in pasta section
1/2 cup grated Parmigiano cheese
1/4 cup chopped flat-leaf parsley

Directions:
Directions:
1. Combine lemon juice, garlic, and large pinch of salt in small bowl and set aside.
2. Bring large pot of salted water to a boil over high heat.
3. Meanwhile, put chicken broth in a medium pan and bring to a boil. Boil on medium for 20 minutes, then reduce heat to low. Add the lemon/garlic mixture and whisk (or stir briskly) in the butter, one piece at a time. Keep warm.
4. Cook orzo in the boiling water until barely al dente, about 8 minutes. Drain and toss immediately with broth mixture. Add the Parmigiano and parsley. Season to taste with salt and pepper and toss well. Serve immediately, sprinkled with extra Parmigiano.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
depends on serving size 4 to 8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
variation with protein-add shrimp

 

 

 

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