Veggie Orzo Primavera

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by layneysunflower

Vegetarian dish. Found this in a celebrity cookbook - Pierce Brosnan submitted it, and I tweaked it just a little bit to suit the dietary needs of the people I was cooking for.

Top Review by katia

Loved it! I also added bell peppers to the vegetables and I think next time I'll add a clove og garlic. This time I skipped the cheese but next time I'll surely add some. Its a lovely way to have the veggies! A keeper, thanks for posting! Made it for PAC Spring 2008.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  2. Cut carrots, zucchini and squash into two-inch strips.
  3. Toss on large foil-lined baking pan with oil, onion, salt, and pepper to coat, then transfer half to another baking sheet.
  4. Arrange vegetables in a single layer on each pan.
  5. Bake 20 minutes, stirring after first 10 minutes.
  6. Cook pasta in boiling water about 9 minutes, drain and reserve 1 cup of cooking liquid.
  7. Toss pasta in large bowl with cooked vegetables.
  8. Add cherry tomatoes and enough cooking liquid (¼ cup at a time) to moisten.
  9. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and serve.

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