"I cook lots of pasta. One night I had mushrooms that needed to be used and leftover orzo, so I put them together." -Christine Zerby, Marengo, OH
Take inspiration from Christine and use what you have in your pantry or fridge to make a delicious side dish to pair with your dinner tonight.
1 teaspoon olive oil
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh parsley
2 tablespoons water
2 tablespoons dry white wine
1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 (8-ounce) package mushrooms, halved
2 cups hot cooked orzo (about 1 cup uncooked rice-shaped pasta)
How to Make It
Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add garlic; sauté 1 minute. Add parsley and next 8 ingredients (through mushrooms); cook 10 minutes or until mushrooms are tender, stirring occasionally. Combine mushroom mixture and orzo in a medium bowl, and toss well to combine.