Quick and Easy Spring Vegetable Orzo

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

A risotto-style dish made with orzo pasta. No constant stirring necessary!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt butter in a large heavy saucepan.
  2. Sauté onions and mushrooms until tender but not browned.
  3. Add orzo and stir to coat.
  4. Add carrots, peas and broth. Bring to boil and cook until orzo is tender, about 5 minutes.
  5. Remove from heat, stir in Parmesan and cover.
  6. Let rest 5-8 minutes. Sprinkle with parsley and season with salt and pepper.
Most Helpful

Fam and I loved this. Had a creamy, risotto-like texture. Made no changes, perfect as is. Thanks for sharing.

ratherbeswimmin' May 08, 2011

Made this for dinner tonight and it was awesome. But next time, I think I will use low sodium broth...a little too salty for me. I will try different veggies, maybe like spinach and broccoli....

babygirl65 October 20, 2008