Vegetable Orzo

Teresa Jacobson


A great vegetarian side dish that that can be cut in half if necessary. Although, it does reheat well. This is really good with fish or chicken.

★★★★★ 2 votes
30 Min
15 Min
Stove Top


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1 1/2 c
carrots, shredded
3/4 c
fresh mushrooms, roughly chopped
onion, chopped
2 Tbsp
olive oil
1 lb
uncooked orzo (2 cups)
2 clove
garlic, minced
2 1/2 c
2 1/2 c
vegetable broth
1 tsp
1/2 tsp
ground pepper
1/4 c
dried parley flakes
1 tsp
mrs dash garlic and herb
1 c
freshly grated parmesan

How to Make Vegetable Orzo


  • 1Combine water and vegetable broth and heat in microwave until very hot, about 5-7 minutes.
  • 2Meanwhile, heat olive oil in a large deep skillet over medium heat. Cook carrots, mushrooms, and onion; stirring occasionally, 5 minutes or until tender. Add orzo and garlic, cook for about 1 minute.
  • 3Stir in water/broth mixture, stir in salt, pepper, parsley flakes, and Mrs. Dash. Cook for 15-18 minutes or until water is completely absorbed, stirring often.
  • 4Stir in Parmesan cheese until melted and well combined. Serve.

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About Vegetable Orzo

Course/Dish: Pasta, Vegetables, Pasta Sides
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Healthy

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