Tasty Spinach Orzo

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by nmred

Easy & delish, this has become a staple in our home. It tastes even better reheated the next day!

Top Review by FiaNia

I made this as a side to stuffed Salmon and it was wonderful!! I did substitute the sunflower seeds for about half as much toasted pine nuts and they fit in perfectly.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring a large pot of water to boil and cook orzo according to package directions.
  2. While orzo is cooking, heat olive oil and margarine in a saucepan. Add garlic, basil and red pepper flakes and saute' 2-3 minutes. Add sunflower seeds, cook for one minute. Add spinach and heat through. Keep spinach mixture warm.
  3. Drain orzo & return to pot. Add spinach mixture, feta, chopped tomato, balsamic vinegar and salt. Mix well.
  4. Serve with grated parmesan to sprinkle on top.

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