Orzo Pilaf

Onion, garlic, yellow squash, zucchini, fresh parsley, Parmesan cheese, and chicken broth adds plenty of flavor to this Orzo Pilaf. 

Orzo Pilaf
Makes 6 to 8 servings
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 (16-ounce) box orzo
  • 1 (32-ounce) carton chicken broth
  • 2 fresh zucchini, chopped
  • 2 fresh yellow squash, chopped
  • 1 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  1. In a medium saucepan, melt butter over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic; cook, stirring frequently, for 2 minutes. Add orzo; cook, stirring constantly, for 1 minute. Stir in broth, zucchini, and squash, and bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer, stirring occasionally, for 10 minutes.
  2. Uncover and cook, stirring constantly, for 2 minutes or until most of liquid is absorbed. Stir in cheese, parsley, salt, and pepper.

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