The mix of textures, flavors and color make Orzo with Sun-Dried Tomato and Basil a very appealing side dish.
3/4 cup uncooked orzo
1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
1/4 cup finely chopped sun-dried tomatoes
1/4 cup pine nuts
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1/2 cup minced basil
1 tablespoon white balsamic vinegar
1/2 teaspoon pepper
3/8 teaspoon salt
How to Make It
Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat.
Heat a skillet over medium heat. Add olive oil to pan. Add sun-dried tomatoes, pine nuts, and minced garlic; cook 2 minutes. Stir in orzo, basil, vinegar, pepper, and salt.
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My family and I loved all the flavors in this recipe. It's quick to prepare for a few or a crowd. I added chopped kalamata olives and crumbled feta. The mix of textures, flavors and color make this a very appealing dish.
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