About this recipe: A wonderful vegetarian pasta, which can be served as a side dish or a main course. Pasta is tossed with sauteed courgette and summer squash. Enjoy with a liberal scattering of Parmesan cheese.
Look like yellow courgettes and can be found in speciality markets. If unavailable, use courgettes instead.
Quiet and understated, yet full of fresh flavor - the perfect side dish for our Chicken Cordon Bleu. Attractive too. Added fresh minced garlic, butter along with the olive oil, and fresh parsley rather than dried. Loved it. - 21 Jan 2011 (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)
Loved it! Used 1/2 butter 1/2 olive oil to saute the onions and zucchini. I added about 1 tablespoon of garlic to the onions after the onions cooked about 3 minutes. I also added a couple of teaspoons of grated lemon zest along with the parsley at the end. Really nice, fresh flavor. For those of you who found this to be bland, adding the garlic & lemon zest really does add a lot of flavor. Next time I will only make 8 ounces of orzo, as I had a lot left over (I could see it was too much compared to the onion/zucchini mixture - so I left a good bit out, which is fine, because I can use this in another dish. Maybe a nice orzo salad). This one's a keeper! - 16 Feb 2011 (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)
- Rated on - 11 Jun 2011 (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)