Orzo Alfredo

Orzo Alfredo

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"This is a delicious accompaniment to Scampi. It's delicious all by itself."
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Ingredients

20 m servings 315 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 315 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 10.1 g
  • 16%
  • Carbs:
  • 46.9g
  • 15%
  • Protein:
  • 9.7 g
  • 19%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 28 mg
  • 9%
  • Sodium:
  • 45 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Slowly stir in the orzo. Cook the pasta in boiling water for 8 to 10 minutes, or until tender. Drain.
  2. Transfer orzo to a buttered serving bowl. Toss with butter and cream, and season with nutmeg. Sprinkle top evenly with Parmesan cheese, and garnish with chives.

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Most helpful positive review

Definately double the sauce and add some crushed garlic and a little white pepper to taste

Most helpful critical review

Hubby's assessment is spot on: "Nondescript. Just orzo." This is sadly lacking in flavor, even though I used an herb medley orzo.

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Definately double the sauce and add some crushed garlic and a little white pepper to taste

I'm not a big pasta eater, but I could eat orzo or pastina anytime. Most of us only think of using fetticini with alfredo sauce so I was happy to stumble across this recipe. I doubled the sauce,...

Hubby's assessment is spot on: "Nondescript. Just orzo." This is sadly lacking in flavor, even though I used an herb medley orzo.

Thought this was good. I only made half the amount of orzo and maybe I used too much parmesan as it was a little grainy. I added garlic powder and a dried herb mix that included red onion, chi...

My whole family liked this recipe. I didn't add the nutmeg or the chives and I did add more cheese. I used the pre-shredded stuff. The only suggestion I had was from my husband who said he wo...

flavorless

This is a very simple orzo recipe that will go well with so many main courses!

I thought this was pretty bland...And that's a lot, coming from me. I'm the type of person that prefers "beige" food, so I thought this would be right up my alley. It definitely was not. I di...

Very easy side dish to make!

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