Disappearing Zucchini Orzo


Disappearing Zucchini Orzo

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March 29, 2017

Disappearing Zucchini Orzo


3⁄4 lb pkg orzo pasta (multicolored is fun)

1 chopped onion (or several small onions)

garlic to taste

3 large zucchini

olive oil for sauté

thyme to taste

oregano to taste

1⁄4 cup grated parmesan or any hard yellow cheese


1Bring 6 cups water or chicken stock to a boil and add pasta. Cook 8 to 12 minutes

2 Use a cheese grater or mandoline to shred zucchini, sauté briefly with chopped onion and garlic until lightly golden.

3 Add spices to zucchini mixture, stir thoroughly, and then remove mixture from heat. Combine with cheese and cooked orzo, salt to taste, serve cool or at room temperature.