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Leek and Mushroom Orzo

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 30 minutes
Total time: 45 minutes
Number of Servings: 9

Ingredients

  • 2 cups leeks, chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon oil
  • 2 cups mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 cup dry orzo (rice shaped pasta)
  • 2 cups chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1 1/2 cups tomato, chopped
  • 3 Tablespoons cream cheese
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper

Directions

  1. Sauté leeks in oil in a medium skillet over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until the leeks are soft (about 5 minutes).
  2. Add mushrooms and cook until soft (about 5 minutes).
  3. Stir in the orzo and toast lightly, stirring frequently, for about 3 minutes.
  4. Add broth and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to simmer, stirring occasionally, until the orzo is almost tender, about 8 minutes.
  5. Add the tomatoes and simmer until orzo is tender (about 2 minutes).
  6. Remove from heat and stir in cream cheese, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Serve warm.
  7. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.

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