Parmesan Basil Orzo
Parmesan Basil Orzo - toss the box and make this delicious side dish! Orzo, chicken broth, basil, butter, garlic, and parmesan cheese - ready in under 30 minutes.
grated parmesan cheese
chopped fresh basil
salt & pepper
In a large skillet, combine butter and orzo. Sauté over medium heat until orzo is golden brown, stirring frequently.
Slowly stir in the broth and bring to a boil. Cover and reduce heat to low.
Simmer 20 minutes or until orzo is tender and almost all the broth has been absorbed.
Remove from the heat, stir in the basil and Parmesan and salt and pepper to taste.
Can substitute 2 tsp dried basil for fresh.
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