69 Reviews

We liked this a lot. I halved the recipe but used the whole amount of cheese, added about a tablespoon of light cream cheese and a splash of fresh lemon juice. I used vegetable broth, making it a vegetarian dish (for a guest.) The cream cheese made it creamy, the lemon juice made it bright! I had the leftover for lunch today with a little butter. YUM! ZWT 7 - Shady Ladies

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Chef PotPie June 09, 2011

This is a great recipe. I didn't have problem with the liquid. But we found that it needed more cheese flavor. So next time I'll add more parmesan. Thanks Muffin goddess :) Made for Count Dracula and His Hot Bites for ZWT7

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Boomette May 30, 2011

Very easy and tasty

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jane49423 September 16, 2013

Made for Fall PAC 2012 and I am so glad I did. What an easy and delicious side. I cut the recipe in half and used homemade chicken broth but followed the rest of the recipe. Served with Pan Fried Tilapia With White Wine and Capers#332328 and fresh sauteed spinach for a wonderful meal. Thank you for posting and I know this will be a regular in our home.

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mama smurf November 02, 2012

made i portion of this again just now, using vegetarian broth and Gruyeres cheese. added a splash of lemon and half a tsp of dill. i always have problems with it sticking to the bottom but otherwise this is fantastic!

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spiritussancto February 27, 2012

My son loved this recipe. It was "fun" for him to eat, he said. We all did. This is a bit different then the pasta or rice dish. I will make again. THank you for sharing your recipe with us.

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mommyoffour January 30, 2012

I used less orzo and cooked for about 5 minutes less and my orzo turned out just fine.

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iris5555 December 15, 2011

This was a east side dish to prepare! I did add extra broth about half way through the cooking since it was all absorbed but the orzo was not cooked completely. I doubled the amount of cheese. Made for I Recommend Tag.

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AZPARZYCH July 24, 2011

I quartered the recipe and didn't have a problem. I did add just a little cream cheese to the Parm. Nice! Thanks

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Sharon123 June 03, 2011

After reading reviews, I adjusted mine a bit. Used FF chicken broth, extra parm cheese, garlic and onion powder. Did have to add some extra liquid and shortened cooking time by a few minutes for al dente. OTHERWISE...it was good!

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PrimQuilter February 09, 2011
Cheesy Orzo