Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Orzo with Roasted Vegetables

Ingredients needed -

1 head fresh broccoli, chopped
1 carton grape tomatoes
1 purple onion, sliced
3 garlic cloves, minced
1/4 cup olive oil
1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
salt and pepper to taste
1 1/2 cups orzo pasta
1/2 cup chicken broth
1 cup shredded parmesan cheese

Preheat oven to 400°. 
Place broccoli, tomatoes, onion, garlic, olive oil, and seasonings in a bowl.
Toss to combine and pour out onto a parchment lined cookie sheet.
Bake for 15 minutes.
Turn oven to broil and broil vegetables for several minutes.  Watch carefully!
Meanwhile cook orzo according to package directions.
Drain orzo and return to pot.
Add chicken broth and parmesan to orzo and stir until cheese is melted.
Add roasted vegetables to pot and serve.

Makes 4 servings.