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Orzo With Kalamata Olives
Submitted by Kagar K. See all of Kagar K.'s recipes. | December 28th, 2022
Ingredients are for 4 Servings.
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Amount Unit Ingredient
3 tablespoons
1 medium
1 1/2 cups
1/2 cup
6 cups
1 tablespoon
1 tablespoon
1 tablespoon
Additional Info:

For this recipe you can substitute strong flavoured Black olives for the Kalamata olives.


Preheat oven to 350°F / 180°C / Gas Mark 4

Heat the olive oil over medium heat to a shimmer.

Add onions and cook until tender and translucent, about 5 to 7 minutes.

Add orzo and cook for 2 to 3 minutes. Stir to coat the orzo.

Add chopped olives and 2 cups of chicken stock, bring to a boil.

Lower the heat add 2 more cups of stock. Simmer for 5 minutes.

Add 1 more cup of chicken stock and return to a boil.

Remove from heat and pour into a buttered casserole dish.

Cover with tin foil and bake in a preheated 350°F oven for 20 minutes, stirring once.

After 20 minutes check the orzo and if its dry add more stock and continue baking until tender.

Sprinkle with the fresh chopped herbs and serve hot.

Submitted by Kagar K. See all my recipes. | December 28th, 2022

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