Orzo, is a small Italian pasta which is shaped like a grain of barley or rice. This Orzo dish is prepared using garlic, olive oil and herbs with a hint of lemon. Easy to make and so delicious. Serve with a salad and a glass of red wine!
2 cups of cooked Orzo
3 tbsp. olive oil
3-4 cloves of garlic chopped
1 tsp cumin powder
2 tsp dried Italian herbs
2 sprigs fresh parsley leaves 1 chopped 1 for garnish
1 tsp lemon juice
pepper to taste
In a non stick pan add 2 tbsp. olive oil, on medium heat sauté the garlic until slightly golden and then lower the heat.
Add the remaining olive oil and cumin, mix lightly.
Add the cooked Orzo, return the heat to medium and sauté mixing well. Add the Italian herbs, lemon juice, chopped parsley and pepper to taste. sauté for a few more minutes mixing lightly. Turn the heat off and remove the pan from the burner and allow flavors to settle for a few minutes. Mix lightly once more, add more olive oil if needed, garnish and serve.