Orzo with goat cheese & fresh basil


1/2 lb orzo, cooked
1 large tomato, seeded and diced
1/4 lb soft goat cheese
1/2 to 3/4 cup chicken broth
2 large cloves garlic, minced
3 tbsp julienned fresh basil

1 tbsp olive oil
3/4 tsp salt
red pepper flakes

How to prepare

Heat oil in 12″ non-stick skillet over medium-high heat. When hot, add garlic, 2 oz goat cheese and 1/2 cup broth. Simmer until cheese is melted, about 2 minutes, stirring often. Add orzo and heat thoroughly, about 1 to 2 minutes, adding remaining broth as needed. Toss in tomato, salt and red pepper flakes. Cook 1 minute more. Remove from heat. Add remaining goat cheese, crumbled into small bits, and basil leaves. Adjust seasonings to taste. Serve immediately. Makes 2 to 3 servings.

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