Tomato-Basil Shrimp with Orzo

Tomato-Basil Shrimp with Orzo

Tomato-Basil Shrimp with Orzo

Simple to prepare, this orzo pasta dish features fresh, fragrant basil, juicy grape tomatoes, garlic and tender shrimp: made with simple, fresh ingredients—precisely what Italian cuisine is all about!

INGREDIENTS

1 (1-pound) package DeLallo Orzo
2 tablespoons DeLallo Extra Virgin Olive Oil
3 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon hot red pepper flakes
1 1/2 pounds raw shrimp, peeled and deveined
1/4 cup dry white wine
1 pint grape tomatoes
1 tablespoon butter
1/4 cup chopped basil
Salt and pepper
DIRECTIONS

Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Cook orzo for al dente texture, according to package instructions.
Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, heat olive oil on a medium-high setting. Once hot, add garlic and red pepper flakes. Sauté together for about 1 minute to infuse oil. Add shrimp and cook until pink, about 5 minutes. Remove shrimp and set aside.
Add wine to the pan and allow it to reduce by half, about 3 minutes. Next, add tomatoes and 1 tablespoon butter; sauté tomatoes just until skin begins to loosen. Season with basil, salt and pepper. Add cooked orzo to the saucepan and toss together for 2 minutes to marry flavors.

In the diet it is best to consume without any processing, to use all the components. It is not recommended for frying give a high boiling point which releases harmful free radicals. It is also not recommended for preparing cakes and pastries due to the strong smell, and it can completely change the taste. However, it is a great choice for any other food preparation.