About this recipe:This is a super-easy pasta dish, which is packed full of flavour. Orzo is tossed with basil leaves, sun-dried tomatoes, olive oil and Parmesan cheese. This dish is perfect for packed lunches or dinner.
400g uncooked orzo pasta
20g chopped fresh basil leaves
35g chopped oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes
2 tablespoons olive oil
60g grated Parmesan cheese
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
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Method Prep:15min › Cook:8min › Ready in:23min
Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to the boil. Add orzo and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente. Drain and set aside.
Place basil leaves and sun-dried tomatoes in a food processor. Pulse 4 or 5 times until blended.
In a large bowl, toss together the orzo, basil-tomato mixture, olive oil, Parmesan cheese, salt and pepper. Serve warm or chilled.
I saw this recipe and really wanted to try it. This serves 8 so I used less ingredients to make for 2. Quick and simple. Taste so yummy that I had both portions lol. Saved this recipe to defiantly do again. - 06 Jul 2015