The Love Chef


Pasta Recipes


            1 medium onion, chopped
            1 red bell pepper, seeded and chopped
            One 10-ounce package frozen lima beans
            1 thick (˝ inch) slice of ham, chopped
            2 tablespoons Colavita Extra Virgin Olive Oil
            One 15 ½ ounce can corn kernels, dry packed,
                    or kernels from 3 ears of corn
            ½ cup chicken stock
            8 ounces orzo
            1 teaspoon ground turmeric
            1 teaspoon crushed red pepper
            Salt to taste (optional)
            Freshly ground black pepper to taste

Serves 4 to 6.

In a large skillet, sauté the onion, bell pepper, lima beans, and ham in Colavita Extra Virgin Olive Oil until the vegetables are soft. Add the corn, chicken stock, and sauté for 2 to 4 minutes.

Meanwhile, cook the pasta.

Add the turmeric, crushed red pepper, salt, and pepper. Add the cooked orzo to the skillet and stir to combine well. Serve.

“The Love Chef” (Francis Anthony) is the author of several cookbooks and appears on local and national TV. You can find his cookbooks at and/or visit his website “Cooking With Love” and “The Love Chef” are registered trademarks.


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