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Orzo with Tahini
Orzo with Tahini
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45 minutes
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4
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                                                                                                      Photo credit: G. Drakopoulos - Food Styling: T. Webb

This is a very tasty orzo! The tahini added, gives it a very interesting flavor!

  • Preheat oven to 180* C (350* F) Fan.
  • Use a wide, short pot or a pan to make this dish.
  • Place pot over heat and allow it to get very hot.
  • Add 3 tablespoons olive oil.
  • Add the onion and leek and sauté for 5-8 minutes, until they soften and become translucent.
  • .Add the garlic and sauté for 1 minute then add the cherry tomatoes.
  • Add the orzo, can of chopped tomatoes, water, salt and pepper and herbs. Stir and add the tahini.
  • As soon as it comes to a boil, transfer mixture to a baking dish. Cover with aluminum foil and bake for 30 minutes.
  • After 30 minutes have gone by, try some to make sure it is done. If not bake a little longer until orzo is completely cooked,
  • Remove from oven. Set aside, covered, for 10 minutes.
  • Serve. You can also add some grated cheese.
Tip
Sauté the orzo… it becomes absolutely delicious!  
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