Meatballs & Orzo

READY IN: 23mins
Recipe by Eyemadreamer

This is one of the very first dishes I made when I first got married and it is one of our top favorite dishes. It is a comfort food for me. It's not a soup dish, it's thicker than soup.

Top Review by buffyfan#1

I followed the recipe exactly except that I used homemade meatballs and 2 cans of beef broth. The beef broth was absorbed so it was more like pasta and meatballs with sauce but since I don't like soup, that was fine with me. My hubby and son loved it and had 2 bowls. I thought it was alright. the meatballs were the best part. Still, since they liked it so much, it will go into my usual rotation.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large skillet, saute onions in olive oil until tender.
  2. Add beef broth, bring to a boil.
  3. Stir in orzo, meatballs and tomatoes, return to a boil.
  4. Cover & reduce to medium heat. Simmer for about 8 minutes.
  5. Serve in bowls, sprinkle grated parmesan cheese ontop if desired.

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