Greek Shrimp Orzo

Kitchen Tested
  • Yield 4 to 6 servings

Shrimp, feta and orzo pasta combine in this Greek-inspired dish.

Ingredients

1 cup chopped onion
1 tablespoon minced garlic
1/4 cup dry white wine
1 (28-ounce) can no-salt-added whole tomatoes, chopped, with their juices
2 tablespoons chopped parsley
2 tablespoons drained capers
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 teaspoon dried basil
Salt and pepper to taste
dash crushed red pepper flakes
1 1/2 pounds medium shrimp, peeled
1 1/2 cups orzo pasta
1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 450F.
  2. In a 2-quart saucepan coated with nonstick cooking spray, cook onion and garlic over medium heat, sauteing 3 minutes, or until tender.  Add wine and boil about 1 minute.  Stir in tomatoes, parsley, capers, oregano, basil, salt and pepper, and red pepper and cook 5 minutes.  Add shrimp and cook, stirring, 5 minutes, or just until shrimp turn pink.
  3. Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package directions, omitting any oil and salt.  Drain and place in a shallow 2-quart casserole dish.  Toss with tomato-shrimp sauce, sprinkle with feta, and bake, uncovered 10 minutes, or until cheese is well heated.

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