Basil Orzo

Basil Orzo

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2 tbsp butter
1 garlic clove, chopped
1 cup dried orzo
1 2/3 cup chicken broth
Salt and pepper
1 1/2 tbsp fresh basil, chopped
1/2 cup grated Parmesan


Melt the butter in a large saute pan, then saute the orzo and garlic until the pasta begins to brown.  Add the broth, salt and pepper, bring to a boil, cover, then simmer for about 20 minutes.  Stir in the basil and cheese and serve.