Roasted Red Pepper Orzo

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Difficulty

Easy 👌
25
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-4+
300 g orzo
170 g jar of roasted red bell pepper
100 g cashews
2 cloves garlic
red onion
3 tbsp olive oil
lemon
red bell peppers
150 ml almond milk
100 g spinach
1 pinch chili flakes
salt

Utensils

  • food processor
  • 2 saucepans
  • Step 1/6

    • 170 g jar of roasted red bell pepper
    • 100 g cashews
    • 2 cloves garlic
    • 3 tbsp olive oil
    • lemon
    • salt
    • food processor

    Place the jarred red peppers into a powerful food processor or blender, along with the cashews, 3 tablespoons of olive oil (this can be from the jar of peppers), the juice of 1 lemon, the peeled garlic cloves and a large pinch of salt. Blend it all until smooth.

  • Step 2/6

    • red onion
    • red bell peppers

    Peel and chop the onion. De seed and chop the peppers into small bite-size pieces.

  • Step 3/6

    • saucepan

    Place a pan over a medium heat and add a drizzle of olive oil. Once warm, add the diced peppers, onion and a large pinch of salt. Cook for 5-10 minutes until soft.

  • Step 4/6

    • 300 g orzo
    • 100 g spinach
    • saucepan

    While the sauce is cooking in the pan, cook the orzo according to the instructions on the pack. Once cooked, drain and spoon into the pan with the sauce, along with the spinach.

  • Step 5/6

    • 150 ml almond milk

    Mix well and cook over a medium heat until everything is heated through and the spinach wilts, adding a dash of almond milk, bit by bit, until you reach the sauce consistency you like best. It might be less or more than the amount listed.

  • Step 6/6

    • 1 pinch chili flakes

    Serve with a fresh crack of pepper and a pinch of chilli flakes on top.

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