Saffron Orzo

Saffron Orzo

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 4

    c. chicken stock

  • 1

    t. saffron threads

  • 1

    lb. dried orzo

  • ¼

    c. extra-virgin olive oil

  • ½

    lemon, juiced

  • 1

    t. salt

  • 1

    t. black pepper

  • ¼

    c. chopped flat-leaf parsley

Directions

In a large pot bring the chicken stock to a boil over high heat. Reduce the heat to low bringing the stock to a simmer. Add the saffron; stir and allow the saffron to bloom; about 5 minutes. Return the heat to medium and the stock to a boil. Add the orzo and cook until tender but still firm to the bite stirring occasionally; about 8 – 10 minutes. Drain orzo and transfer to a large bowl. Add the olive oil, lemon juice, salt, pepper, and parsley. Toss to combine. Serves 6.


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