Cherry Basil Orzo Pasta
Total Time: 15 to 20 minutes
Prep: 8 to 10 minutes
Cook: 8 to 10 minutes
Yield: 6 to 8 servings
- 1 cup frozen Montmorency tart cherries
- 1/2 cup dried dates, pitted and chopped
- 1 teaspoon garlic, minced
- 1/2 pound orzo pasta
- 4 ounces feta cheese
- 1/4 cup fresh basil chiffonade
- Salt to taste
Mix together Montmorency tart cherries, dates and garlic in a small sauce pan on low; heat until dates are rehydrated.
Meanwhile, boil orzo pasta in salted water for 8 to 10 minutes.
Drain pasta, stir in tart cherry mixture and feta cheese.
Season with salt and garnish with fresh basil.