© Lauren Volo
Active Time
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Total Time
45 MIN
Yield
Serves : 4

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How to Make It

Step 1    

In a deep, 10-inch skillet, heat the oil. Add the sausage and cook over high heat, pressing to flatten, until cooked through,
10 minutes. Transfer to a plate, leaving the fat in the pan. Break the sausage into bite-size pieces. Add the onion and garlic to the skillet. Cover and cook over moderate heat, stirring occasionally, until softened, 4 minutes. Add the orzo and cook, stirring, for 3 minutes. Add the stock and 2 cups of water and cook, stirring constantly, until the orzo is al dente and suspended in a thick creamy broth, about 15 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

Step 2    

Add the sausage, artichokes, peas, chives and cheese to the orzo. Cook, stirring, until the peas are heated through and the
cheese is melted, about 4 minutes. Serve the orzo risotto in bowls, passing extra cheese at the table.

Suggested Pairing

Jammy, dark-fruited Primitivo.

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