Easy Rice & Orzo

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Elena Bedner

An easy and quick side dish for just about any meat entree'.

Top Review by 929850

I have been making this for at least 40 years. I use canned chicken broth (salt free) instead of boullion cubes. Every time I serve it I am asked for the recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt butter or margarine in saucepan.
  2. Add orzo and saute' on medium high heat till browned.
  3. Stir in rice.
  4. Meanwhile dissolve bouillon in water.
  5. Add parsley.
  6. Slowly add bouillon mixture into saucepan.
  7. Stir well.
  8. Turn heat to low and cover tightly.
  9. Let simmer gently, covered, for 20-30 minutes.
  10. Stir occasionally to make sure rice is not sticking to bottom of pan.

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