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Spinach Orzo

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Category: Vegetables, Pasta

 Ingredients List

  • 10 oz Fresh spinach; stems removed
  • 2 tb Olive oil
  • 3 Cloves garlic; thinly sliced
  • 1/4 ts Salt
  • 2 cn Vegetable broth; (29 oz. in
  • -all)
  • 3 c Water
  • 1 3/4 c Orzo; (rice shaped pasta)]


Rinse spinach leaves well with cold water and toss in colander to remove
all but the water that clings to the leaves; set spinach aside.

In large skillet, heat oil over-medium heat. Add garlic and cook just until
it begins to turn golden. Add drained spinach and the salt; cook, stirring
occasionally, until spinach wilts. Remove from heat and set aside.

In 4-quart saucepan, heat broth and water to boiling over high heat. Add
orzo; return to boiling and cook until tenderabout 10 minutes.

Meanwhile, in food processor fitted with chopping blade or in blender,
process spinach mixture until finely chopped. Drain orzo; place in large
serving bowl. Stir in spinach mixture until well combined and serve.

NOTES : Serve this simple saute as an accompaniment to raosted poultry or
broiled seafood.

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