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Orzo with parmesan and basil


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  • 2 tablespoon butter
  • 1 cup uncooked orzo pasta
  • 1 (14.5) can chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil



Step 1

Melt butter in heavy skillet over medium high heat. Stir in orzo and sauté until lightly browned
Stir in chicken stock and bring to boil. Cover. Reduce heat and simmer until orzo is tender and liquid is absorbed, about 15-20 min.
Mix in Parmesan cheese and basil. Season with salt and pepper
Garnish with basil sprigs.

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