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One Pot Mediterranean Orzo Pasta

Easy one pot orzo pasta that is loaded with veggies!
Course dinner, lunch, Side Dish
Cuisine American, greek, Italian, Mediterranean, middle eastern
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Ingredients
  
  • 16 oz orzo pasta (uncooked)
  • 3 cups chicken broth (or choice of broth)
  • 1 cup kalamata olives (sliced)
  • 1 red onion (chopped)
  • 14 oz canned diced tomatoes
  • 2 tsp kosher salt (more or less to taste)
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 3 cloves garlic (minced)
  • juice of 1/2 a lemon
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup feta cheese
  • 3/4 cup italian parsley (chopped)
Instructions
 
  • In a large pot or dutch oven add uncooked orzo, olives, red onion, lemon juice, olive oil, diced tomatoes, oregano, garlic, salt, pepper and broth. Bring to a boil, cover and reduce heat to medium low and cook for 12-14 minutes.
  • As soon as the pasta is cooked add cream, cheeses, and parsley. Stir until combined. Serve immediately.

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