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


  • 1 1/2 c
    carrots, shredded
  • 3/4 c
    fresh mushrooms, roughly chopped
  • 1
    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


  1. Combine water and vegetable broth and heat in microwave until very hot, about 5-7 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, 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.
  3. Stir 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.
  4. Stir 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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