Recipe and photo by Britt Lê.
About 2 servings
PREP TIME / COOK TIME
5 minutes / 15 minutes
2 cups of orzo
3 cups of water
1 tablespoon of olive oil
1/2 a bundle of asparagus (chopped into bite-sized bits)
1/2 teaspoon of each of the following spices: basil, thyme, garlic powder, dill, red pepper flakes
1/2 cup of Parmesan (shredded)
Salt and pepper
Handful of pine nuts
Chopped up salami bits or veggie sausage alternative (such as field roast)
Bring water to a boil, then add the orzo, olive oil and the spices.
After five minutes, add the asparagus. Lower the heat a bit and cook for another five minutes.
Turn heat off. Add cheese, pine nuts and salami. Salt and pepper to taste.