Cooking With Kale: Orzo with Kale and Chorizo Recipe

Cooking With Kale: Orzo with Kale and Chorizo Recipe

Cooking With Kale: Orzo with Kale and Chorizo Recipe

October 18, 2014 | Eats | 1 Comment

Kale is a super food. Its one of my favourite dinnertime staples at the moment – not only because you can bake, stewm, stir fry or even transform into smoothies, but also because it tastes delicious!

So, how about giving this tasty Orzo with Kale and Chorizo recipe a try?

This quick and easy meal will brighten up any evening. Full of flavour, it’s low calorie and low saturated fat too!

Orzo With Kale & ChorizoPrep: 10 minutes

Cook: 15 minutes

Serves 4

1 tbsp rapeseed oil
1 onion, chopped
120g diced chorizo
50g pine nuts
250g mushrooms, sliced
250g cherry tomatoes, halved
400g can cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
200g pack shredded kale
150g orzo pasta

Orzo with Kale and Chorizo
Heat the oil in a large frying pan and fry the onion, chorizo and pine nuts for 3-4 minutes. Add the mushrooms, tomatoes and beans and cook for 2-3 minutes.
Meanwhile, cook the kale in boiling water for 2-3 minutes, drain and add to the pan.
Cook the orzo pasta in boiling water for 7 minutes, stirring occasionally to prevent sticking, drain and add to the kale mixture. Season to taste.

Try using any shape pasta that you have in the cupboard or remove the chorizo for a vegetarian option.
Orzo With Kale & Chorizo

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The main kale season has now kicked off, it’s most plentiful between October and March, although its widely  available all year round. Find out more recipes and fresh tasty ideas at Discover Kale

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    October 18, 2014

    oooh, this looks so delicious! I love kale, too.

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