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Orzo with Broccoli, Feta and Olives

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Category: Pasta, Vegetables

 Ingredients List

  • 1 1/2 c Orzo
  • 1 lb Broccoli; cut in florets
  • 1/4 c Olive oil
  • 3 tb Pine nuts
  • 1/2 ts Crushed red pepper
  • 3/4 c Crumbled feta cheese
  • 3/4 c Black; brine cured olives,
  • -pitted and halved
  • 1/2 c Freshly grated Parmesan
  • -cheese
  • 1/4 c Chopped fresh basil

 Directions

Cook orzo in pot of boiling salted water until tender but still firm to the
bite, about 8 minutes. Add broccoli and cook until crisp-tender, about 2
minutes.

Meanwhile, heat oil in heavy small skillet over medium heat. Add pine nuts
and stir until golden brown, about 3 minutes. Add crushed red pepper and
stir until aromatic, about 30 seconds. Remove mixture from heat. Drain orzo
and broccoli. Transfer to large bowl. Pour oil mixture over and toss to
coat. Add feta, olives, Parmesan and basil and toss to coat. Season with
salt and pepper and serve.

NOTES : Serves 8 as a side dish, 4 as a main dish.

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