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    35 mins

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    30 mins

    luvcook'n's Note:

    This pilaf is served with almost every meal, especially stewed dishes. Orzo is a pasta made in the shape of rice.

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    • 1/2 cup orzo
    • 3 tablespoons butter
    • 2/3 cup rice, rinsed and drained
    • 3 cups vegetable stock or 3 cups water
    • grated kefalotiri cheese (optional)


    1. 1
      Saute orzo in butter in a medium saucepan, until lightly brown.
    2. 2
      Add rice, stir to coat with the butter. Add stock.
    3. 3
      Bring to boil. Reduce heat to simmer, cover and cook for 25 minutes.
    4. 4
      Serve on a platter with grated kefalotiri cheese if desired.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on January 23, 2012


      I like orzo and rice dish. This one was so good. Easy to do. I used chicken broth. Thanks luvcook'n :) Made for the Best of 2011 tag game

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    • on December 12, 2011


      I threw this together quickly as an accompaniment to Cauliflower baked with Tomatoes and Feta. It was perfect. Very tasty, yet none to flashy either- it lets your other dish be the star. I could see using this for a number of Greek dinners and vegetarian meals as well. Thank you.

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    Nutritional Facts for Kritharaki Me Rize (Greek Orzo and Rice Pilaf)

    Serving Size: 1 (85 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 2

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 542.6
    Calories from Fat 164
    Total Fat 18.2 g
    Saturated Fat 11.1 g
    Cholesterol 45.8 mg
    Sodium 155.2 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 82.9 g
    Dietary Fiber 2.2 g
    Sugars 1.1 g
    Protein 9.9 g

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    vegetable stock

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