Mediterranean Orzo Vegetable Pilaf

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Trisha W

This pilaf is flavored with white wine and spiced with mediterranean vegetables such as; olives, capers and chickpeas in addition to the regular onion and bell pepper. Makes a wonderful side dish.

Top Review by Elly in Canada

A tasty, simple to make side dish with great Mediterranean flavours. I added a little extra white wine. Served it with BBQ pork souvlaki!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a 10 inches skillet over medium-high heat, heat the olive oil, then stir in the uncooked orzo, and green onion.
  2. Cook, stirring frequently, until the orzo is lightly browned, about 3 minutes.
  3. Stir in the broth and wine and heat until boiling, then reduce heat, cover and simmer about 6 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Stir in the peppers, chickpeas, olives and capers, and cook covered another 6 minutes, stirring occasionally, until most liquid is absorbed.
  5. Pour into a bowl and sprinkle with the 2 T of parmesan cheese.

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