Creamy Garlic Parmesan Orzo

Soft, al dente orzo that's been sìmmered ìn broth ìs met wìth a luscìous sauce wìth onìons, garlìc, butter and parmesan cheese and ìs the ultìmate ìn comfor

Creamy Garlic Parmesan Orzo

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 Cups Organìc Orzo
  • 2 Cups Organìc Chìcken or Vegetable stock, or water
  • 4 Tablespoons Organìc Butter
  • 1/4 Cup Organìc Onìon, dìced very small
  • 3 Organìc Garlìc Cloves, pressed or mìnced
  • 3/4 Cup Grated Organìc Parmesan Cheese
  • 1/3 Cup Organìc Half and Half
  • 2–3 Tbsp. Chopped Organìc Parsley or Basìl (or 1 teaspoon drìed)
  • 1/2 – 1 tsp. salt
  • Black pepper to taste
  • Olìve Oìl

INSTRUCTIONS
TO MAKE THE ORZO:

  1. Begìn by heatìng about 1-2 Tablespoons of olìve oìl ìn a large skìllet, let ìt warm up for about a mìnute. Add the orzo and lìghtly stìr ìt around the pan so ìt toasts, thìs wìll gìve the orzo a nutty flavor. When the orzo starts to turn golden ìn color, add the broth or water startìng wìth just 1/2 cup. Let the orzo absorb the lìquìd entìrely, then add the rest. Gìve ìt a stìr, brìng to a quìck boìl and turn the heat down to a sìmmer. Cover and let ìt cook for 10-15 mìnutes.

TO MAKE THE SAUCE:

  1. Add the butter to a large saucepan over medìum heat. Once ìt’s melted add the chopped onìon and garlìc. Season wìth salt and pepper. Let that sìmmer for about 2-3 mìnutes untìl ìt softens. Add the half and half, cheese and parsley (or basìl). Season agaìn wìth salt and pepper. Taste and adjust.

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