Greek-Style Lemony Rice and Orzo Pilaf With Feta

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Kittencalrecipezazz

I sometimes add some grated Parmesan cheese also, my family loves this dish! :)

Top Review by amensista

This was pretty good. I accidentally bought fat free feta, so blah on that. But it was the first time I have ever made a pilaf, which was exciting. :) I'm not usually a fan of thyme but it worked really well in this dish.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a medium saucepan melt butter over medium heat; add in onion, garlic and thyme, stir for about 3 minutes.
  2. Add in the rice and orzo; cook stirring for 3 minutes.
  3. Add in the broth and lemon juice; bring to a boil over medium heat.
  4. Add in black pepper, reduce the heat to low and simmer covered for about 20-22 minutes or until the liquid has absorbed.
  5. Transfer to a serving dish then sprinkle the feta on top (if using).
  6. Delicious!

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