Orzo with Dried Fruits and Nuts

Total Time:
25 min
Prep:
25 min

Yield:
12 stuffing portions

Ingredients
  • 2 cups orzo
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup dried apricots, plumped in Port wine
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted, butter
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds
  • Pinch sugar and cinnamon
  • Salt and pepper
Directions

Cook 2 cups orzo in 4 cups chicken broth so that pasta absorbs flavor of broth. Transfer to a bowl. Chop apricots and fold into orzo. Melt 4 tablespoons butter until golden and add to orzo; season with salt and pepper.

Reheat, covered in 350 degree oven for 15 minutes or until hot. To create garnish: saute almonds in remaining 2 tablespoons of butter with a pinch of sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle over the stuffing when it comes out of the oven.


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