Taken from http://www.ricardocuisine.com

Thanks to Ludmilla for the suggestion!


250 ml (1 cup) of orzo
10 stems of Swiss chard with leaves
3 tbsp. Olive oil 45
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 cup chicken broth
Salt and pepper

In a saucepan, cook the orzo in boiling salted water until al dente. Drain and set aside.

Mince the stems and leaves of Swiss chard and set aside separately.

In the same saucepan, soften the Swiss chard stems in oil about 2 minutes. Add the leaves and garlic. Cook for 1 to 2 minutes. Salt and pepper.

Add the stock and reduce by half. Add orzo and cook until they have absorbed the broth. Adjust seasoning.


Orzo is a pasta that looks like a large grain of rice. It is also delicious as an accompaniment to meat and fish.

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