Creamy Garlic Parmesan Orzo ( Vegetarian )

INGREDIENTS

  • 3/four Cup Grated Organic Parmesan Cheese
  • 1/3 Cup Organic Half and Half
  • 2-3 Tbsp. Chopped Organic Parsley or Basil (or 1 teaspoon dried)
  • half – 1 tsp. Salt
  • 2 Cups Organic Orzo
  • 2 Cups Organic Chicken or Vegetable inventory, or water
  • four Tablespoons Organic Butter
  • 1/four Cup Organic Onion, diced very small
  • three Organic Garlic Cloves, pressed or minced
  • Black pepper to taste
  • Olive Oil

INSTRUCTIONS

TO MAKE THE ORZO:

  1. Begin via heating approximately 1-2 Tablespoons of olive oil in a large skillet, allow it warm up for about a minute. 
  2. Add the orzo and gently stir it across the pan so it toasts, this could provide the orzo a nutty taste. When the orzo starts to turn golden in shade, upload the broth or water beginning with just 1/2 cup. Let the orzo take in the liquid totally, then upload the rest. 
  3. Give it a stir, convey to a quick boil and flip the heat right down to a simmer. Cover and let it cook for 10-15 minutes.

TO MAKE THE SAUCE:

  1. Add the butter to a massive saucepan over medium warmness. Once it’s melted add the chopped onion and garlic. Season with salt and pepper. Let that simmer for approximately 2-3 mins until it softens. 
  2. Add the half and 1/2, cheese and parsley (or basil). Season again with salt and pepper. Taste and modify.
  3. Add the creamy garlic sauce to the cooked orzo and stir. Serve warm.