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Tiny Peas and Pasta

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Category: Cheese, Pasta, Side Dishes, Vegetables

 Ingredients List

  • 4 tb Butter
  • 1 lg Onion, diced
  • 3 c Sliced mushrooms (1/2 lb.)
  • 2 tb Chopped parsley
  • 1 c Orzo
  • 2 1/2 c Chicken broth
  • 1 c Dry white wine
  • 2 1/2 c Fresh petite peas
  • 1 tb Chopped fresh thyme
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 tb Grated Parmesan cheese


In a large heavy skillet, melt 2 tb. of the butter. Add onion, mushrooms
and parsley; saute until softened. Remove from pan. Add the other 2 tb. of
butter to the pan and heat until sizzling. Add orzo and stir constantly
until golden brown. Return onion mushroom mixture to pan. Add chicken
broth and wine. Bring to a boil, then lower heat and simmer 10 to 15
minutes, until orzo is tender but still moist.

While orzo is cooking, steam peas just until barely tender. Add thyme and
toss with pasta just before serving. Add salt and pepper to taste and
sprinkle with Parmesan.

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