Whip It Up Wednesday-Shrimp and Orzo

By: Marlene Boyle

Whip It Up Wednesday-Shrimp and Orzo

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It’s Whip it up Wednesday!
All you need is one pan and 20 minutes to make this dish—give it a try!

1 Tbsp butter
2/3 cup leeks, thinly sliced (or diced onion)
2 cloves garlic, minced
3/4 cup orzo, uncooked
1 3/4 cups low-sodium broth (vegetable or chicken)
2 cups frozen green beans
1 tsp old bay seasoning
1 tsp paprika
1/2 tsp cayenne pepper, optional
1 pound raw shrimp, peeled and devined
2 oz goat cheese

Melt butter in a sautepan over medium heat.
Add leeks and garlic and saute for 5 minutes.
Add orzo, green beans, broth and seasonings.
Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and cook over low heat for 10 minutes, stirring often.
Add shrimp and goat cheese and cook 5 minutes or until shrimp are cooked through.
Taste and adjust seasonings as desired