Mushroom Orzo Risotto

  • Sue94502 Posted: 04/22/10
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    I would definitely make this again. I used a mixture of cremini and white mushrooms and would add more next time. It needed more broth, so be sure you have at least 4 cups on hand. It reheats much better than rice risotto.

  • sactom Posted: 09/27/09
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    What a quick risotto clone! Delicious and on the table in minutes. The sherry provides a terrific flavor. Delicious as a side dish with schnitzel, with or without the mushrooms.

  • Wordsetc Posted: 08/31/10
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    A great side dish. I halved the recipe and substituted a dry white wine (which I always have!) for the sherry. Used canned beef broth for the liquid. Will make again. Orzo is a quick side dish that adds flavor and distinction to any meal. I served with meatloaf and a salad!

  • kmcgair Posted: 12/01/11
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    This is a family favorite - kids love it too. I also use about twice the mushrooms it calls for. Love it.

  • SomSharp1 Posted: 07/08/13
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    Really really excellent! I'm using it as a side dish and this is my first attempt at a orzo/risotto type dish so I am very excited about the outcome. I did take heed and used 4 cups of broth instead of 3 along with the 1/2 cup of dry white wine. I also substituted a tablespoon of the butter with olive oil. I will be making this again.

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