Wednesday, September 26, 2007

Orzo with Red Peppers and Scallions

1 cup orzo pasta
2 T butter
1 medium red bell pepper
4 green onions, including tops
Salt and ground black pepper to taste

Bring 2 quarts water to a boil in a 3 qt. pot. Add orzo to boiling water and cook for 3 minutes. Drain pasta and set aside.

While pasta cooks, dice bell pepper into 1/4" dice. Chop green onions.

Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Saute bell pepper and green onion 3 minutes. Add orzo to pan and toss to blend. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Serve immediately.

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