Caramelized Onion Orzo

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Caramelized Onion Orzo
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Servings 4
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This orzo has notes of sweet caramelized onions. It's perfect with a yummy grilled dinner.
by: Sarah Walker Caron
Updated Aug 4, 2016


  • 1/2 tbsp butter
  • 1/2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 large sweet onion, chopped
  • 1 cup uncooked orzo
  • Sea salt
  • 1/4 cup white wine
  • 1/2 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese
  • Parsley, chopped


  • 1
    Add the butter and olive oil to a large skillet and heat over medium-high, until the butter is melted. Swirl the pan to mix the two.
  • 2
    Add the onions and cook, stirring occasionally, for 8-10 minutes, until browned at the edges. Reduce heat to low and cook for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, heat a saucepan of water and cook the orzo to al dente. Drain.
  • 4
    When the onions are soft, translucent and golden brown, sprinkle with salt. Then add the orzo, white wine and parmesan, stirring well to combine. Cook for about 10 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • 5
    Serve with a sprinkling of chopped parsley.

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