Orzo is Italian for barley, though it sounds like rice and is made of pasta. Orzo is sometimes called risoni (big rice). I moved it here to the rice chapter after the restructuring of the pasta chapter because it cooks like rice.
- 4 tbsp. olive oil
- 1/2 lb. orzo
- 2 cups chicken broth
- handful of pine nuts (optional)
- Heat broth in a small pot.
- Toast pine nuts in dry sauce pan. Remove.
- Add oil to the pan and toast orzo in it.
- Add broth gradually, as with risotto.