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April 03, 2021

Wholewheat Orzo Pasta with Tomato and Basil

An easy and delicious recipe, without any meat!


  • 1 onion 
  • 2 carrots 
  • 1 c. garlic 
  • 1 green pepper 
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil 
  • 1 tbsp. brown crystal sugar 
  • 1 tbsp. turmeric 
  • 1 tbsp. red sweet pepper (paprika) 
  • 500 gr. barley, wholewheat 
  • salt 
  • pepper 
  • 1200 gr. water 
  • 500 gr. Tomato sauce 
  • 2 tbsp. basil 

 How to make it: 

  1. Put a saucepan on high heat and add the olive oil.  
  2. Cut the onion into large pieces, the carrots into cubes, and put them in the pot. 
  3. Finely chop the garlic, cut the pepper into small cubes, and put them in the pot. Add the sugar and sauté for 2-3 minutes to caramelize your vegetables. 
  4. Add the turmeric, paprika, barley, and sauté well. 
  5. Add salt, pepper, water, tomato, and simmer on low heat for 13-15 minutes, stirring regularly. 
  6. Remove from the heat. 
  7. Serve with your favorite cheese. 


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