Zucchini Tomato Orzo
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Recipe type: side dish
Cuisine: pasta, vegetarian
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Serves: 4-6
 
Rich, bright grape tomatoes and zucchini sauteed in garlic and olive oil and tossed through orzo pasta.
Ingredients
  • 1cup orzo pasta
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes, halved
  • 2-3 zucchini, chopped
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp ground black pepper
  • ¼ tsp crushed red pepper flakes
Instructions
  1. Prepare orzo according to directions on box, only a minute or two less as directed. Drain orzo and stir in a teaspoon of olive oil to prevent sticking.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large chefs pan. Add garlic and sauté until aromatic.
  3. Add zucchini, salt, pepper and red pepper flakes and sauté with garlic until soft.
  4. Add grape tomatoes and sauté for about 2 minutes.
  5. Toss in orzo and warm through veggies. Stir until combined. Salt and pepper as needed.
Recipe by Run DMT at https://deniseisrundmt.com/2013/03/15/zucchini-tomato-orzo/