Creamy Orzo Risotto with Blue Cheese and Pine Nuts

  • serves 4

 

11 Ratings
Directions for: Creamy Orzo Risotto with Blue Cheese and Pine Nuts

Ingredients

1 ½ cup (375 ml) orzo pasta

2 Tbsp (30 ml) butter

2 Tbsp (30 ml) finely chopped garlic

2 Tbsp (30 ml) finely chopped onion

¾ cup (175 ml) dry Canadian white wine

1 cup (250 ml) 35% whipping Cream

2 Tbsp (30 ml) finely chopped chives

½ cup (125 ml) shredded old Canadian white Cheddar cheese

2 oz (60 g) Canadian blue cheese, crumbled

Salt and pepper

¼ cup (50 ml) toasted pine nuts

Directions

1. In a large pot of boiling lightly salted water, cook orzo for about 8 minutes or just until tender, but still firm. Drain and rinse under cold water; drain well and set aside.

2. Meanwhile, in a large non-stick skillet melt butter over medium-low heat; cook garlic and onions, for about 3-4 minutes or until onions are softened. Add wine and bring to a simmer; reduce heat to medium-low and cook stirring occasionally, for 3 minutes. Stir in cream and bring to a simmer; reduce heat to medium-low and cook gently, stirring occasionally, for about 5 minutes or until slightly thickened.

3. Add orzo to the cream sauce; stirring constantly bring to a simmer. Stir in chopped chives, Cheddar and Blue cheeses.

4. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

5. Sprinkle with pine nuts.

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