Mediterranean Orzo Pilaf

Mediterranean Orzo Pilaf Recipe

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Linda Hoover


This recipe used to be on boxes or Ronzoni Orzo Pasta, I grabbed it off their website,


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4 side servings
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  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 1/3 c
    orzo pasta, uncooked
  • 2 1/4 c
  • 1/2 tsp
    chicken soup base
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried italian seasoning
  • 1/4 tsp
    fresh garlic minced fine
  • 1 c
    fresh tomato chopped
  • 1 c
    fresh spinach, chopped in thin strips
  • 2 Tbsp
    kalamata (greek) olives, chopped
  • 1/2 c
    crumbled feta cheese

How to Make Mediterranean Orzo Pilaf


  1. In large skillet over medium heat, melt butter; add RONZONI ORZO. Cook, stirring frequently, until golden brown, about 3 minutes.
  2. Stir in water, bouillon and seasonings; heat to boiling, stirring to dissolve bouillon. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered 10 minutes.
  3. Stir in tomato and spinach; cover. Cook 5 minutes or until almost all liquid is absorbed, STIRRING OCCASIONALLY to prevent sticking.
  4. Stir in olives and feta cheese, if desired. 4 servings (about 1 cup each).

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About Mediterranean Orzo Pilaf

Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: Mediterranean

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