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Orzo Risotto with Asparagus

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Category: Pasta

 Ingredients List

  • 2 1/2 c Good chicken broth
  • 2 1/2 c Water
  • 1 lb Uncooked orzo
  • 2 lb Fresh asparagus; cut into 1"
  • -lengths
  • 1 tb Olive oil
  • 3 tb Unsalted butter; divided
  • 1 md White onion; finely minced
  • 4 sl Prosciutto; trimmed of fat
  • -and sliced in thin strips ,
  • -(up to 5)
  • 2 tb Good grated romano or
  • -parmesan
  • Salt (be careful) and
  • -pepper; to taste


Ahead of time, sauté the onion in the olive oil and half the butter until
limp, then add asparagus along with 2 T. of the chicken broth, the
prosciutto, and the pepper. Cover and simmer until the asparagus is the
texture you like. Set it aside.

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