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PREPARE
5 mins
COOK
12 mins
PORTION(S)
6 persons
Category:
Vegetarian
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Orzo with Pesto and Rocket

Ingredients

  • 1 pack Mitsides Orzo
  • 5-6 cups chicken/vegetable stock 
  • ½ cup white wine
For the pesto:
  • 4 cups rocket leaves (Cypriot arugula)
  • 1 cup. olive oil
  • ¼ cup pine nuts, toasted
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • salt and pepper

Recipe Video

Made With

Orzo

Method

In a large deep pan heat a little olive oil and add the orzo.  After, 2-3 minutes, add the white wine and when it evaporates add the stock, salt and pepper and let the orzo cook, adding extra water if needed.
Meanwhile, in a food processor put all ingredients for the pesto and mix until the pesto is created. Add salt, pepper or lemon, according to taste.
When the pasta is ready, add 4-5 tablespoons of the pesto and mix well.
Serve, adding 1 to 2 tablespoons pesto over each dish. Sprinkle with grated parmesan and fresh ground pepper.

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