This pasta with fresh tomato sauce dish is a one-pot wonder known as Manestra, Kritharaki or Orzo. With just a few simple ingredients you can whip up this delicious and popular Greek recipe in less than an hour!
1/2 x cup olive oil
500 x grams Orzo
5 x ripe tomatoes
1 x large Spanish onion
2 x cloves garlic
Salt & pepper to taste
1.5 x litres water
-Blend or grate tomatoes and set aside.
-Finely chop onion and garlic.
-Heat oil in a deep saucepan and sauté onion and garlic for a minute.
-Add blended tomatoes and allow to cook for about 5 minutes on medium/high heat.
-Add Orzo and pour in water. Add salt and pepper and stir.
-Allow to cook for around 30 minutes on medium heat and stir frequently so it won’t stick. If liquid reduces quickly, add more water.
Tip: Sprinkle some Feta on top for some extra flavour!
*Recipe and Image by IN+SIGHTS GREECE © (Copyright)