Orzo Primavera

Ingredients

  • 1 cup uncooked Original Orzo
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 medium sized zucchini, shredded
  • 1 medium sized carrot, shredded
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 2 teaspoons fresh thyme, chopped
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • Salt & pepper to taste, optional

Preparation

  • Heat oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Stir in orzo, and cook 1 to 2 minutes, until golden.
  • Stir in garlic, zucchini, and carrot; cook 2 additional minutes. Add broth; mix well. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer 10 minutes, or until liquid has been absorbed and orzo is tender. Season with thyme (and salt & pepper if desired); top with Parmesan.