Orzo with Shrimp, Feta Cheese and White Wine

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 612.8
  • Total Fat: 32.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 210.6 mg
  • Sodium: 1,013.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 36.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.1 g
  • Protein: 36.5 g

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Introduction

Greek Dish that makes 6 "First course" servings or 4 Main Course servings - calculated as main course Greek Dish that makes 6 "First course" servings or 4 Main Course servings - calculated as main course
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    8 ounces orzo (rice-shaped pasta)
    6 tablespoons olive oil
    1 cup crumbled feta cheese
    1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
    2 tablespoons plus 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil or 3 tablespoons dried basil
    1 pound uncooked medium shrimp, peeled, deveined
    2 garlic cloves, chopped
    1 14 1/2-ounce can diced tomatoes in juice
    1/2 cup dry white wine
    2 teaspoons dried oregano
    1/2 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper
    1 cup, chopped Onions, raw

Tips

Greek dish


Directions

Preheat oven to 400°F. Brush 11x7-inch glass baking dish with oil. Cook orzo according to package directions. Drain well and return orzo to same pot. Add 2 tablespoons olive oil, 1/4 cup feta cheese, Parmesan cheese, and 2 tablespoons basil (1 TBSP dried); stir to blend. Arrange orzo mixture in prepared dish.
Heat 2 tablespoons oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add shrimp and sauté until slightly pink, about 2 minutes (shrimp will not be cooked through). Arrange shrimp atop orzo. Add remaining 2 tablespoons oil to same skillet. Add garlic and onion and sauté over medium-high heat 30 seconds. Add tomatoes with juice; cook 1 minute. Stir in wine, oregano, crushed red pepper, and remaining 1/4 cup basil (2 TBSP dried). Simmer uncovered until reduced to thick sauce consistency, stirring occasionally, about 2 minutes. Season sauce to taste with salt and pepper; spoon over shrimp. Bake orzo until heated through, about 10 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining 3/4 cup feta cheese and serve.


Serving Size: 4 servings. You figure it out.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MMEQUEEN.

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