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Orzo with Feta and Arugula

In my family, we love salads because they’re an interesting way to blend many different flavors. This orzo salad is one of our favorites—it tastes delicious served either warm or cool. —Laura Adamsky, Decatur, Alabama

Chicken Orzo Skillet

As a busy homemaker with a home-based business, I try to make quick dinners that are healthy for my husband...


Lemon Parmesan Orzo

A splash of lemon and a shower of chopped parsley make this orzo one of my family's most-requested sides. It's...


Italian Sausage Orzo Soup

I always look for recipes high in taste and nutrition but low on prep time and fat. This thick, chunky...


Orzo Timbales with Fontina Cheese

Take mac and cheese to a new level using orzo pasta and fontina. With a pop of color from sweet...

Farmers Market Orzo Salad

Orzo is a tiny pasta shaped like rice. We use it as a base for veggies, lemony vinaigrette and cheeses...


Flavorful Italian Soup

"I first tasted a soup similar to this at a restaurant. They wouldn't give me the recipe, so I went...

Orzo Pilaf with Mushrooms

Just a few ingredients produce fantastic flavors for an easy meal any hectic night. Served with Spicy Tomato Pork Chops,...


Italian Chicken Soup

This satisfying soup gets its Italian flair from fennel, thyme, basil and orzo pasta. If you don't start with a...


Parmesan Orzo

Here's an elegant and mouthwatering Parmesan Orzo, shared by Marian Platt in Sequim, Washington. The creamy cheese-flavored side dish goes...


Pasta & Sun-Dried Tomato Salad

The beauty of orzo pasta is that it can be served warm or cold; it's an ideal dish for casual...

Italian Shrimp ‘n’ Pasta

This dish will remind you a bit of classic shrimp Creole, but it has a surprise Italian twist. Slow cooking...


Caesar Orzo with Asparagus

Looking for something a little different to dress up pasta? This creamy side dish is a favorite with family and...


Garlic Orzo Pilaf

This is an easy, go-to side dish that has lots of flavor. I always have the ingredients on hand and...


Garlic Parmesan Orzo

This buttery pasta dish calls for orzo, which cooks quickly and is a nice change from ordinary pasta shapes. Orzo...


Swiss Mushroom Orzo

Holly Bonds of Smyrna, Georgia turns to this go-with-everything dish as a substitute for rice or potatoes. TIP: “It's also...

Italian Sausage Orzo

This light dish is perfect for any night of the week, and it looks as good as it tastes! If...


Chicken and Orzo Skillet

Here’s a perfect one-skillet supper that’s colorful, healthy, filling and definitely special! Our taste testers loved the blend of spices,...


Garlic-Herb Orzo Pilaf

"Mildly flavored and flecked with garlic and fresh herbs, this creamy, versatile side dish can accompany a wide variety of...


Italian Chicken Sausage and Orzo

Light, quick and tasty are my kind of recipes. There's a nice blend of Italian seasoning and a hint of...


Basil Tomato Soup with Orzo

The soup is so scrumptious that it is worth the time it takes to cut up the fresh basil. I...


Pistachio Cranberry Orzo

“This recipe was originally an entree with chicken and linguini,” notes Barbara Spitzer of Lodi, California. “I keep changing the...


Vegetable Orzo Soup

This hearty soup is a perfect way to straddle winter and spring. Beans, red potatoes and orzo fortify against the...


White Bean Soup with Escarole

This escarole and bean soup has become a favorite because it uses kitchen staples, it's packed with healthy ingredients and...

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Roasted Vegetables with Orzo

A little peppery heat warms up this tasty and versatile veggie-and-orzo side dish from Sam Stusek in Annapolis, Maryland. “I...


Pressure-Cooker Italian Shrimp ‘n’ Pasta

This dish will remind you a bit of classic shrimp Creole, but it has a surprise Italian twist. Pressure cooking...


Creamy Roasted Garlic & Spinach Orzo

This side dish brings instant comfort. I first made it without spinach so my husband and daughter would like it....


Orzo-Stuffed Tomatoes

From Desert Hot Springs, California, Marian Ridgeway writes, “My neighbor and I used to have a friendly competition for that...


Italian Sausage and Orzo Soup

This hearty and warming soup makes a comforting dinner. The herbs make the kitchen smell wonderful! You can use lower-calorie...


Orzo Shrimp Stew

My husband and I really enjoy seafood, so I don’t skimp on shrimp in this mildly seasoned stew. We also...