This pasta is cooked in a manner similar to traditional rice pilaf.
Cooking Light NOVEMBER 2004
Heat oil in a medium saucepan over low heat. Add cinnamon, cumin, and paprika; cook 1 minute or until fragrant. Increase heat to medium-high. Stir in broth, orzo, orange juice, and garlic; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes or until liquid is almost absorbed. Stir in dates and next 4 ingredients (through pepper); cook, uncovered, 2 minutes. Remove from heat; cover and let stand 5 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Fluff with a fork. Stir in chopped carrot, fresh cilantro, and fresh lemon juice.
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