Cheesy mushroom orzo

    Cheesy mushroom orzo


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    About this recipe: This is a super-easy Italian style pasta dish. Orzo is simmered with shallots, mushrooms and white wine, before being stirred with Parmesan and parsley. Enjoy as a side dish.

    Serves: 6 

    • 110g butter, divided
    • 2 small shallots, chopped
    • 200g uncooked orzo pasta
    • 50g sliced fresh mushrooms
    • 250ml water
    • 125ml white wine
    • garlic granules to taste
    • salt and pepper to taste
    • 50g grated Parmesan cheese
    • 4 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Ready in:40min 

    1. Melt 1/2 the butter in a frying pan over medium heat. Stir in the onions and cook until golden brown. Mix in orzo, mushrooms and remaining butter. Cook and stir 5 minutes, until butter is melted and mushrooms are tender.
    2. Pour water and wine into the frying pan and bring to the boil. Reduce heat to low. Season with garlic granules, salt and pepper. Cook 7 to 10 minutes, until orzo is al dente. Stir in the Parmesan cheese and parsley to serve.

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