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Minted Orzo

In just 15 minutes, I can make a warm, fresh-tasting side. Its mild flavor balances lots of entrees, especially the spicy ones. —Donna Curtis, Oakhurst, New Jersey
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup uncooked orzo pasta
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh mint

Directions

  • Cook orzo according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, saute garlic in oil and butter for 2 minutes.
  • Drain orzo and add to the skillet. Sprinkle with salt and pepper; toss to coat. Sprinkle with mint.

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  • JessBella6
    Sep 2, 2010

    I love this recipe! It is perfect Italian comfort food - butter, oil, garlic and warm pasta! Perfect!

  • Jenn222082
    Jul 15, 2010

    i would make this again it was very good