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Orzo and Date Delight

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“This is a very delicious and nice way to use orzo. I love dates, chocolate, pistachios, and especially cream.”
READY IN:
1hr 5mins
SERVES:
8
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine orzo,water and salt in a saucepan and simmer 6 minutes.
  2. Add sugar and milk and bring to slow simmer over low heat; stirring occasionaly. Cook uncovered until milk is absorbed. Cool, and add dates.
  3. Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
  4. Butter a 1 1/2 quart baking dish.
  5. Whisk 3 egg yolks with cream and vanilla, combine with cooled orzo and mix well.Turn into baking dish. Bake uncovered until the edges are set, but still creamy inside, about 35 minutes.
  6. While still warm, sprinkle top of pudding with chocolate and pistachio.
  7. Serve with a dollop of yogurt.

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