Creamy Orzo

Ingredients

Servings: 4 (1/2 cup each)


  • 1 tbsp. butter
  • 1 cup orzo
  • 1 1/4 cups fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 1/4 cups water
  • 1/4 cup fresh Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 2 tbsp. fresh basil, chopped
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper


Heat butter in saucepan over medium heat. Add orzo and cook 3 minutes, stirring constantly. Stir in broth and water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until liquid is absorbed and orzo is done (about 15 minutes). Remove from heat.


Stir in cheese, basil, salt and pepper. Serve immediately.
 
 
by The Savvy Kitchen
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