Orzo Style Paella
This wonderful coming together of Italy and Spain is a dinner party showstopper, and works best served in the middle of your dinner table so everyone can dive in.
Serve scattered with chopped parsley and lemon wedges around the side.
1 tbsp olive or cooking oil
1 onion, finely diced
280g jar roasted peppers, drained and thickly sliced
175g chorizo sausage, cut in to 1cm slices
2 garlic cloves, crushed
1 tbsp smoked paprika
2 tbsp red tomato pesto
300g orzo pasta
700ml vegetable stock
125g frozen broad beans
100g frozen peas
Suitable for: CleverChef
Select the SAUTE function and press START, then add the oil and allow to heat. Add the onion, garlic, peppers and chorizo and stir regularly for ~5 minutes until the chorizo begins to brown.
Add the paprika and pesto and stir to combine for a further 1 minute. Add the orzo and stock and stir to combine then press CANCEL.
Close the lid and select the PASTA function then press START.
With 5 minutes remaining, open the lid and stir in the peas and beans then close the lid and cook until the end of the program.