21 Magnificent Orzo Recipes to Add to Your Cookbook ...

Orzo recipes are plentiful if you know where to look for them. Orzo is a type of pasta and works really well as a replacement for rice in many dishes. The great thing about orzo is that it can be used as a side dish or as part of a main course. Either way, you won't be disappointed. Because orzo has a pretty mild taste, it pairs with a wide range of other ingredients so you can create new and exciting meals all the time. Here are some tasty orzo recipes to get you started.

1. Parmesan and Spinach Orzo

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Via Parmesan and Spinach Orzo - ...
This is one of those orzo recipes you'll be going back to again and again. It's creamy and full of flavor.

2. Orzo in Soup

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Via Italian Orzo Spinach Soup | ...
Any soup recipe that calls for rice will taste just as delicious with orzo instead. Get me a spoon!

3. Enchilada Pasta

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Via Crockpot Enchilada Pasta | Crockpot ...
If you love Mexican foods, you will adore this yummy casserole.

4. Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup

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Via Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup - ...
Here's another bowl of orzo soup you'll get lost in. The lemony flavor is so wonderful, you'll be addicted in no time.

5. Perfect Side Dish

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Via Lemon Orzo Salad with Asparagus, ...
Can you imagine a more perfect side dish than orzo mixed with asparagus?

6. Served with Chicken

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Via Baked Chicken and Orzo - ...
Orzo served with baked chicken is just about as delicious as things can get.

7. Mediterranean Orzo Salad

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Via Mediterranean Orzo Salad - Iowa ...
The olives in this salad offer it just the right tang to go with the tomatoes and orzo.

8. Veggie Soup

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Via Lemon Garlic Orzo Soup | ...
Orzo is a great way to add nutrition to your soup and make it more filling at the same time.

9. Creamy Mushroom Orzo

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Via Creamy Mushroom Orzo Recipe
This is a great alternative as a side dish if you love risotto. The mushrooms are perfect.

10. Paired with Shrimp

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Via Lemon Pepper Shrimp Orzo - ...
Top your orzo with shrimp and you have a meal that you'll want to prepare all the time.

11. Broccoli, Carrot Orzo

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Via Carrot, Broccoli and Cheese Orzo ...
Your kids are going to love this. The carrots and broccoli add lots of vitamins and minerals.

12. Homemade Chicken Rice-a-Roni

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Via Homemade Chicken Rice-A-Roni | Plain ...
You don't have to buy that boxed rice ever again. This homemade version is tasty and easy to make.

13. Creamy Tomato Orzo Soup

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Via Creamy Tomato Orzo Soup | ...
Are you seeing a pattern here? Orzo makes any soup better, including tomato soup.

14. Bacon and Peas with Orzo

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Via 80 Breakfasts: Bacon & Peas ...
I could make this a meal all by itself. It's hearty and full of good flavors.

15. Cheesy Zucchini Orzo

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Via Baking, domesticity, and all things ...
It would be hard to stop eating this masterpiece. What a great way to use up excess zucchini from your garden this summer.

16. Avocado and Feta Cheese Orzo Salad

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Via Avocado and Feta Cheese Orzo ...
This looks like a tasty lunch to me. Would you brown bag it if you could have this instead of fast food?

17. With Scallops

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Via Scallops with White Wine Beurre ...
Seafood, scallops included, pair wonderfully with creamy orzo. I'd like this for dinner tonight.

18. Easy Paella

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Via Easy paella with chicken, shrimp, ...
Orzo makes a tasty addition to paella and works as well as rice does. You'll love it, for sure!

19. Baked Mozzarella Orzo

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Via Delish: Baked Mozzarella Orzo - ...
If you love Italian inspired meals, you will not be able to get enough of this cheesy casserole.

20. Greek Salad

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Via Greek Orzo Salad
The flavors that come together in this salad are one that you can't beat with any other recipe.

21. Topped with Cheese

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Via Sugar & Spice by Celeste: ...
Cheese makes any dish of orzo creamy and yummy. Looks good to me!

Have you ever cooked orzo? I have made it and never been disappointed with the way it came out. Which recipe do you want to make right now?

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