Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Jennifer Garner's Shrimp and Orzo

This dish was absolutely amazing! In fact, it is probably one of the best dishes I've ever made. We both loved it.

Source: Self.com
Serves 4

1 cup dry orzo
2 teaspoons olive oil
1 cup chopped onion
3 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
1/4 cup white wine
1 can (28 oz) whole, peeled tomatoes
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
1 tablespoon capers
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon dried basil
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 teaspoon dried red pepper flakes
1 pound medium shelled and deveined shrimp
1/2 cup feta

1. Cook orzo in boiling water according to package directions.
2. Meanwhile, heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion and garlic and cook, stirring, for 3 minutes or until onion is translucent. Add wine and cook 1 minute. Toss in drained tomatoes (reserve 1/2 cup juice). Break tomatoes into chunks. Add reserved juice, parsley, capers, oregano, basil, black pepper, and red pepper. Simmer 5 minutes. Add shrimp and cook 2 minutes or until shrimp become opaque.
3. Add cooked orzo to skillet. Mix well. When pasta is thoroughly heated, stir in feta. Serve immediately.

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