Orzo with Basil Butter, Peppers, Tomatoes | Hryzn
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Orzo with Basil Butter, Peppers, Tomatoes

08/11/2020

Ingredients

FOR BASIL BUTTER

8 tablespoons unsalted butter

4 tablespoons fresh basil leaves

1 garlic clove, grated

zest of a whole lemon

FOR ORZO PASTA

2 cups orzo pasta cooked in boiling salted water to al dente

1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, halved

1/2 cup bell peppers cut into strips

1/2 cup assorted olives - preferably pitted under oil

1/2 cup parsley chopped

1 cup arugula salad


Preparation

1

In the food processor combine all the basil butter ingredients and pulse until blended and the basil is well chopped and integrated into the butter.

2

Toss the cooked orzo with ½ to ¾ of the basil butter, depending on how buttery you like it. Add the remaining ingredients and garnish with arugula.

3

Serve hot or room temperature.


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