Orzo Alfredo

Total Time

20 Minutes




  • 2 1/2 cups uncooked orzo pasta
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup double cream
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 pinch nutmeg
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives


  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Slowly stir in the orzo. Cook the pasta in boiling water for 8 to 10 minutes, or until tender. Drain.
  2. Transfer orzo to a buttered serving bowl. Toss with butter and cream, and season with nutmeg. Sprinkle top evenly with Parmesan cheese, and garnish with chives.