Orzo Risotto


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  • Serves


    as a side

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The Forest Feast Mediterranean: Simple Vegetarian Recipes Inspired by My Travels

The Forest Feast Mediterranean

By Erin Gleeson

Published 2019

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Melt 2 T butter in a large skillet.

Add 1 c (180 g) dry orzo & stir to coat.

Add 2 c (480 ml) vegetable broth & simmer on low 10 min or until orzo is al dente & broth is evaporated. Stir occasionally & add more broth if necessary.

With 2 min left, add 5 asparagus stalks that have been thinly sliced into β€œcoins.” Stir.

Remove from the heat & stir in:

  1. β…“ c (30 g) grated Parmesan
  2. 2 t olive oil
  3. zest from 1 lemon
  4. a bit of salt & pepper
serve hot