One Pot Pepperoni Pizza Orzo

finely chop the shallot

mince the garlic

heat oil in  an ovenproof skillet

add shallot and garlic, cook until soft

add orzo, toast for 1 minute

stir in spices

pour in broth

stir in tomato paste

add puréed tomatoes, bring to a boil

cover, simmer for 10 minutes

stir occasionally to prevent orzo  from sticking

when ready, add roasted peppers

stir in Parmesan

top with mozzarella

top with pepperoni

finish off with basil, black pepper and red pepper flakes

place in the oven  for 8-10 minutes