How to Make Mushroom Orzo
- Medium heat the olive oil in a large non-stick pan.
- As the oil is heated, add the mushrooms. Cook until softened, for 2 to 3 minutes. Remove the pan from the stove and set aside.
- Lower the heat and melt the butter in the pan. Add garlic and onions. Cook until the onions become golden, for 3 to 4 minutes.
- Increase the heat to medium-high. Add the orzo, salt and pepper. Stir properly and put the lid on. Bring it to a simmer. Leave it to cook for 8 to 10 minutes, until the orzo turns firm and gooey.
- Once orzo is cooked, remove the pan from the stove. Add in the parmesan cheese, spinach and cooked mushrooms.
- Taste to see if more salt and pepper is required.
- Garnish it with the cheese and parsley.
- Serve the delicious orzo immediately and enjoy!
- Orzo is shaped like grains of rice.
- It is also known as risoni.
- Mushrooms are comprised of 85-95% water.
- Ancient Egyptians believed that mushrooms grew by magic because of the way they appear overnight.
- Wild mushrooms can be poisonous and life-threatening.
The world’s largest producer of edible mushroom is China.