Ten-Minute Minty Orzo

10 Min

Orzo is a small, rice-shaped pasta. It has made its way into everything from soups to side dishes, and it is sure giving rice a run for its money! Keep some orzo in your pantry for those times when you're looking to serve up something a bit out of the ordinary, like our Ten-Minute Minty Orzo.

What You'll Need

  • 8 ounces (1-1/2 cups dry) orzo pasta
  • 1 (10-ounce) package frozen peas
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup tightly packed fresh mint leaves, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

What to Do

  1. In a large saucepan, heat 10 cups water to boiling; add the orzo and cook for 5 minutes.

  2. Add the frozen peas and the onion; cook for 5 minutes, or until the orzo is done.

  3. Drain the orzo then return it to the saucepan and add the remaining ingredients; toss until well combined. Serve immediately.


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