Creamy Orzo With Leeks and Parmesan

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 20 mins

You will get lots of raves with this wonderful side dish.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook orzo in boiling salted water and drain.
  2. While orzo is cooking, melt butter in large sauté pan.
  3. Add leeks and cook over medium heat until they are softened.
  4. Add chicken stock and simmer until the stock almost disappears.
  5. Add cream to the sauté pan with the leek mixture.
  6. Add cooked orzo and heat thoroughly.
  7. Season with salt, pepper and nutmeg to your taste.
  8. If it looks a little dry, add a little extra cream.
  9. Just before serving, add the Parmesan and stir until it melts.
Most Helpful

Good-good,real comfort food for me! I liked the recipe alot,used 4 leeks (we love leeks) and used mainly the white part.Other than that I made it just as written. Served it with a poached egg on top and a tomato salad,it was a great meal.Thank marie for sharing.

Chef Els April 25, 2010

This was outstanding. We served with veal piccata, everyone cleaned their plates. Thanks for posting!

mell_2 January 05, 2008