Orzo Pasta!

 I love orzo pasta because it is a like a blank canvas for adding ingredients to your liking for a side dish or a one dish meal.  Not only that it can be served warm or chilled which makes it perfect for taking to gatherings.  If serving chilled (which means you are making it ahead of time) make it a one dish meal and when you get home dinner is already done!  Because of its wonderful creamy and buttery flavor it is fantastic as is with fresh grated parmesan cheese!  Mix it up your way, try one of my recipes below or check out my collection in the Pasta and Grains section.

Chilled Orzo Pasta Salad with Summer Vegetables and a Greek Seasoning

Orzo Pasta Salad with Shrimp and Mediterranean Style Ingredients (Chilled)

 

Chilled Orzo Pasta Salad with Summer Vegetables and a Minty Garlic Oil

Orzo Pasta with Spinach and Cherry Tomatoes (Warm) This is my oldest son Zachary’s favorite version and yes, he does eat the spinach and tomatoes!

 

 

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