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This is a simple recipe that everyone loves. For a quick Mediterranean macaroni and cheese, omit the basil. Easily doubled, too!

Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
20 mins
total:
30 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Melt butter in heavy skillet over medium-high heat. Stir in orzo and saute until lightly browned.

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  • Stir in chicken stock and bring to boil. Cover. Reduce heat and simmer until orzo is tender and liquid is absorbed, about 15 - 20 minutes.

  • Mix in Parmesan cheese and 1/4 cup basil. Season with salt and pepper. Transfer to shallow bowl. Garnish with remaining basil.

Nutrition Facts

299 calories; protein 11.6g; carbohydrates 42.2g; fat 9.4g; cholesterol 24.1mg; sodium 196.7mg. Full Nutrition
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