CREAMY ORZO PASTA
Creamy Orzo Pasta
- Cooking Time: 20 minutes
- Servings: 8
- Preparation Time: 10 minutes
- 1 lb. Orzo pasta cooked
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1/4 pound pancetta diced
- 1 large shallot, finely chopped
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 (14.5 oz.) can fire roasted tomatoes
- 1/4 cup white wine
- 1 1/4 cups heavy cream
- 1 cup frozen peas
- 1/2 cup chicken stock
- 3/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
- Salt and pepper to taste
Heat oil in skillet over medium heat, add pancetta cook until light brown.
Add shallot and garlic cook until tender.
Deglaze pan with wine, simmer for 1 minute.
Add tomatoes simmer for about 5 to 10 minutes until juice is reduced way down.
Stir in cream, peas, Orzo and stock heat through.
Add Parmesan cheese.
This should be creamy, sometimes I have to add more cream or stock.