Orzo Vegetable Pasta Recipe

Posted by Rene Harwood on

Ingredients

  • 200g Orzo Pasta 
  • 4 large mushrooms sliced
  • 2 capsicums sliced 
  • 2 courgettes sliced 
  • 2 large onions peeled & sliced
  • 1 tablespoon oregano
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 
  • 1 tin chopped tomatoes 
  • salt & pepper pinch 
  • 2 cloves garlic finely diced
  • 2 tablespoons pesto 
  • 1 handful fresh basil 
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil 

Method

  1. Cook pasta in boiling salted water. (follow cooking instructions)
  2. Using a frying pan place on medium heat, place olive oil in pan. Once hot add garlic cook for 30 seconds. Then add capsicums and onions cooking for a further 3 minutes. Once soft add balsamic. 
  3. Add mushroom, courgettes , salt, pepper then tomatoes, simmer for 5 minutes on low heat 
  4. Remove cooked Orzo from pan and drain excess water, once water is drain and finish with 2 tbsp olive oil, fresh herbs and pesto.