Walnut Orzo Pilaf

Walnut Orzo Pilaf

This classic Walnut Orzo Pilaf is an easy and delicious side for your weeknight meals.

Walnut Orzo Pilaf
 
Makes 4 to 6 servings
Ingredients
  • ¼ cup unsalted butter
  • 1 cup diced red onion
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 cup uncooked orzo pasta
  • ½ cup chopped dried cranberries
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • ½ cup chopped toasted walnuts
  • ¼ cup chopped green onion
Instructions
  1. In a medium saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Add onion, thyme, and salt; cook, stirring frequently, until onion is softened, about 3 minutes. Stir in orzo and cranberries; cook for 2 minutes.
  2. Stir in broth, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover, and cook until orzo is tender and liquid is absorbed, about 15 minutes. Gently stir in walnuts and green onion. Serve immediately.

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