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Garlic Parmesan Orzo

Rated as 4.54 out of 5 Stars

"The buttery pasta dish calls for orzo, which cooks quickly and is a nice change from ordinary pasta shapes. 'This fantastic recipe was inspired by a similar dish I once tried,' Stephanie says. 'It makes a superb side dish anytime. The garlic and Parmesan cheese really stand out.'"
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Ingredients

20 m servings
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. Cook orzo according to package directions; drain. In a large skillet, saute garlic in butter until tender. Add the orzo, Parmesan cheese milk, parsley salt and pepper. Cook and stir until heated through.

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Most helpful positive review

One of the few recipes that you can confidently prepare with no tweaking or changes necessary. It's creamy and delicious with a subtle Parmesan flavor. This would be an appropriate side dish for...

Most helpful critical review

A little too much garlic for me. But if I cut back alittle I think it would be great!

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One of the few recipes that you can confidently prepare with no tweaking or changes necessary. It's creamy and delicious with a subtle Parmesan flavor. This would be an appropriate side dish for...

This is a great recipe, however, it seems there is a typo in the ingredient list....it should read 1/4 tsp. pepper, NOT 1/4 C.

Wow, this is going in my recipe box! We tried it tonight, and it was awesome. I added some sauteed shrimp that I had, along with a handful of green peas for color and texture. DELISH. This t...

I didn't happen to have milk the day I made this, so I used some sour cream. OH MY GOD! It was so creamy, my boyfriend thought it was rissotto.

I'm only rating this one 4 stars because as it's written, the ratio of orzo to the other ingredients is a bit off. It was somewhat drier than I anticipated. However, this has definite potential ...

This was an excellent side dish! The only change I will make the next time is to cut back on the butter. Thanks for a keeper!

Great side dish, followed directions but added 1 box thawed chopped spinach and a tad bit more milk and parm since the spinach absorbed what was called for. Family loved it. Next time I may make...

This was almost restaurant quality. I made some changes to reduce the fat. Instead of using butter, I sprayed the pan with butter flavored spay and poured some liquid fat-free butter spray int...

Very good. I added onion, and a bit of cheddar cheese since I didn't have enough Parmesan. Worked well. Easy, fun, and tasty. What else is there to ask for? Thanks.