Caesar Orzo With Asparagus

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 10 mins

I made this as a side for dinner tonight--mmm!! It was very good--even better than I expected! It was creamy and comforting, and the sweetness of the asparagus perfectly complemented the saltiness of the dressing. It was fairly speedy, too--always a plus!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large saucepan, bring broth and water to boil. Add orzo; cook and stir for 5 minutes.
  2. Add asparagus. Cook, uncovered, over medium heat 4-6 minutes or until pasta and asparagus are tender, stirring frequently; drain.
  3. Stir in Parmesan cheese and Caesar dressing.


Most Helpful

Had this for lunch with a side salad. Very simple flavors that go well together. I used light Caesar dressing. Added a skosh of sea salt and cracked black pepper. Thanks.

ratherbeswimmin' July 23, 2011

I just love this recipe! It's simply wonderful! I've made it many times with fresh broccoli instead of the asparagus and its just as good, You could probably try Ranch dressing instead of creamy Caesar if you wanted to.

linguinelisa April 18, 2011

Not to my likings. Thank you very much for sharing your recipe. :)

Tarteausucre December 06, 2008

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