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Orzo with Parmesan and Basil

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  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 1/2 cups orzo
  • 3 cups chicken stock
  • 6 tablespoons chopped basil (Fresh)
  • 1 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium43% DV1020mg
    Fat28% DV18g
    Protein47% DV24g
    Carbs20% DV60g
    Fiber8% DV2g
    Calories500Calories from Fat160
    Total Fat18g28%
    Saturated Fat9g45%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat160
    Total Carbohydrate60g20%
    Dietary Fiber2g8%
    Vitamin A10%
    Vitamin C0%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Francesca 3 months ago
    Delicious and so easy!
    Cindi 4 months ago
    I found this to be a good basic recipe for a side dish or a one-pot meal. I used it as a one-pot meal by adding veggies and grilled chicken. Simply sauté the veggies then add the orzo to toast, then the chicken stock. Bring to simmer and add the diced chicken and cook until broth is absorbed for a one-pot meal. I also added a clove of minced garlic and salt and petter to taste.
    Sarah Peters 4 months ago
    A little plain but very yummy! I added some red pepper flakes to add a little spice!
    Marinna 6 months ago
    very easy! customizable with whatever seasonings or veggies you want to add, and simple to turn into an entree with protein.
    Burns 7 months ago
    I make this all the time, a perfect side for almost anything!
    Rena Pani 8 months ago
    Turned out excellent! I sautéed cherry tomatoes and added.
    Ida a year ago
    Excellent. Put roasted garlic chicken broth and parmesan cheese didn’t even need the basil.
    Shanna Slade 2 years ago
    it was good and easy to follow but it wasnt amazing
    Taylor Miller 2 years ago
    I didn’t have basil but it was still good switchED IN some other spices
    Kevin Stuckey 2 years ago
    I loved making this. I took some basil at the end of summer, blanched it and froze it. When I saw this recipe I used my frozen basil and it worked perfect. It was so good and I plan to make this again!
    Katie B. 2 years ago
    Made this tonight and it was SO good!!!
    Doc 2 years ago
    Family favorite. Taste great and quick/simple to make. We add spinach and mushrooms or spinach and broccoli to add nutrition. Add those at start when brown orzo to ensure they cook.
    Kim 3 years ago
    Great recipe. Super easy, fast, and the family loved it including my 3 year old. Added chicken and cherry tomatoes to it.
    Eric Spencer 3 years ago
    So simple, yet so delicious. I prepared this exactly as shown and it was a perfect side dish. That said i could easily see adding chicken or Italian sauasge and having a great entree