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Leek and Mushroom Orzo

What you need: 

1 cup orzo
2 cups water
1 small yellow onion
5 button mushrooms
5 leeks
1 - 15 ounce can diced tomatoes
2 to 3 cloves garlic
1/4 cup fresh basil, chopped
salt and pepper, to taste

What you do: 

1) In a medium pot, boil the water. Once boiling, stir in the orzo, salt and pepper. Cook the orzo until al dente. Drain and return orzo to pot.
2) In a skillet, fry the onion, leeks and mushrooms until the onions have softened. Add the vegetables and the canned tomatoes to the orzo. On low heat, bring to a simmer. Cook for about five minutes, stirring often. Remove from heat and stir in basil.
Source of recipe: Inspired by a recipe that I lost a while ago and modified to fit what I had in the fridge that was about to expire.

Preparation Time: 
10 minutes, Cooking time: 30 minutes
Cooking Time: 
30 minutes
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