Creamy Garlic-Parmesan Orzo

Total Time
5 mins
15 mins

The garlic may be adjusted to taste, we love garlic so I use 2 heaping tablespoons, I have left the chili flakes as optional add in for some heat if desired, cooking time does not include cooking the orzo.

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  1. Cook the orzo according to the package directions; drain well.
  2. In a large skillet melt the butter over medium heat; add in the onion and saute until just softened (about 3-4 minutes).
  3. Add in fresh garlic and chili flakes the last 2 minutes of cooking.
  4. Reduce the heat to low and add in the cooked orzo, Parmesan cheese, milk or cream, parsley and salt; toss to heat through.
  5. Season with fresh ground black pepper to taste.