Mozzarella and Olive Orzo

Mozzarella and Olive Orzo
Mozzarella and Olive Orzo

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

8

servings

PREP TIME

--

minutes

TOTAL TIME

--

minutes

SERVINGS

8

servings

Ingredients

  • 12

    oz block mozzarella cheese

  • 16

    oz uncooked orzo

  • 2

    Tb butter

  • 2

    Tb olive oil

  • 1 1/2

    c. onion, chopped

  • 2

    c. celery, chopped

  • 2

    Tb flour

  • 1

    c. chicken broth

  • 1

    28 oz can plum tomatos, drained

  • 1

    tsp basil

  • 2

    2.25 oz cans sliced olives, drained

Directions

Preheat oven to 350. Grease shallow 3 QT baking dish. Cut 4 oz of mozzarella into thin strips, cut remianing cheese into cubes. set aside Cook orzo in a large saucepan according to pkg directions. Drain and transfer to large bowl. Melt butter with oil in saucepan over medium heat; add onion and saute until tender. Add celery and saute 5 min. Stir in flour and saute for 3 mins, stir in broth and next 3 ingredients. Cook stirring constantly for 5 mins. Stir tomato mixture, cheeese cubes, olives into orzo. Spoon into baking dish, arrange cheese strips on top. Bake 45 mins.

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