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8 oz. orzo
6 tbsps. olive oil
l cup crumbled feta cheese
l/4 cup Parmesanc heese
2 tbsps. plus l/4 cup chopped fresh basil
l lb. uncooked med shrimp, peeled, deveined
2 garlic cloves chopped
l l4-l/2 oz. can diced tomatoes in juice
l/2 cup dry whtie wine
2 tsps. dried oregano
l/2 tsp. dried crushed red pepper
Heat oven 400. Brush llx7″ glass baking dish with oil. Cook orzo according to pkg. Drain well and return orzo to same pot. Add 2 tbsps. olive oil, l/4 cup feta cheese, parmesan cheese and 2 tbsps. basil; stir to blend. Arrange orzo mix in prepared ish. Heat 2 tbsps. oil in large skillet over med high heat. Add shrimp and saute until slightly pink, about 2 mins. (shrimp will not be cooked thru). Arrange shrimp atop orzo. Add remaining 2 tbsps. oil to same skillet. Add garlic and saute over med high heat 30 seconds. Add tomatoes with juice; cook l min. Stir in wine, oregano, crushed pepper and remaining l/4 cup basil. Simmer uncovered until reduced to thick sauce consistency stirring occasionally about 2 mins. Season sauce to taste with s&p; spoon over shrimp. Bake orzo until heated through about l0 mins. Sprinkle with remaiinbg 3/4 cuip feta cheese and serve.
4 Main Course servings Bon Appetit April 2003

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