Orzo with Shiitake Mushrooms

Orzo with Shiitake Mushrooms
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Orzo with Shiitake Mushrooms
Westside Market NYC

Orzo with Shiitake Mushrooms

Orzo and shiitake mushrooms, simmered in chicken broth and herbs, make for an easy side dish that pairs well with just about anything.

This recipe is courtesy of Maria Zoitas, creator of the "Maria's Homemade" line of prepared foods sold at Westside Market NYC.

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6
Servings
361
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 4 Ounces olive oil
  • 1 large Spanish onion, sliced thinly
  • 1 Pound shiitake mushrooms, stemmed and quartered
  • 48 Ounces chicken broth
  • 1 Pound orzo
  • 2 Teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 Teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 Teaspoons chopped rosemary
  • 2 Teaspoons chopped thyme
  • 2 Teaspoons tomato paste
  • 4 Ounces crushed tomatoes

Directions

Heat the olive oil over medium-high heat in a sauté pan. Add the onion and sauté for about 5-7 minutes, then add the mushrooms, and sauté for 5 more minutes. Add the chicken broth and the remaining ingredients and cook for about 15-20 minutes. Serve hot.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
22g
31%
Sugar
3g
3%
Saturated Fat
17g
71%
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Carbohydrate, by difference
34g
26%
Protein
7g
15%
Vitamin A, RAE
24µg
3%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
9mg
12%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
2µg
2%
Calcium, Ca
20mg
2%
Fiber, total dietary
3g
12%
Fluoride, F
1µg
0%
Folate, total
4µg
1%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
8mg
3%
Phosphorus, P
24mg
3%
Sodium, Na
923mg
62%
Water
261g
10%

Orzo Shopping Tip

Stock up on good quality extra-virgin olive oil, feta cheese, Kalamata olives, red wine vinegar, oregano, and lemons – these ingredients are central to Greek cuisine

Orzo Cooking Tip

Simplicity is the secret to Greek cuisine, so paying attention to details such as marinating, seasoning well, and using only the freshest ingredients is key.