Looking for orzo recipes? Use this small, rice-shaped pasta to bulk out salads, stews and risottos using our ideas below, then check out our penne pasta recipes.
Easy orzo pasta recipes
A delicious one-pot dish that is even better after 24 hours. This stew would be wonderful served with a spoonful of pesto.
Flavour prawns with harissa, dill, garlic and lemon, then serve swirled through orzo pasta for a speedy but sophisticated midweek dinner.
This colourful, low-calorie mackerel dinner calls for seared mackerel fillets, a quick puttanesca sauce and orzo pasta, and it’s all ready in 20 minutes.
Orzo is great for adding texture and chew to salads. Use it here along with other storecupboard staples to make a vibrant, nutritious pasta salad with roasted red peppers and black olives.
Turn up the heat with this punchy prawn dish sprinkled with crumbled feta and dill. Serve with orzo for a quick midweek meal ready in 30 minutes.
Looking for a low-calorie orzo recipe that only takes half an hour to make? This orzo risotto for two is sure to hit the mark. All that the ingredients that you’ll need are cupboard essentials, so you won’t even have to leave the house to make this vegetarian orzo recipe – what could be better?
This chicken tray bake recipe with olives and orzo makes a quick family meal. All you have to do is add boiled orzo, lemon, parsley and olives to the traybake after cooking the chicken; speedy, low-calorie and tasty.
This chicken and pea broth with orzo is the perfect comfort food all year round. You’ll only need five ingredients to make this super-speedy mean, which is under 300 calories. A perfect dish if you’re looking for a light weekend lunch.
Impress your vegan friends with this vibrant sharing orzo pasta dish served with a zesty herby salsa.
Check out our easy baked orzo with spicy chorizo and flaky hake fillets. This simple but filling one-pot is an impressive midweek meal ready in under an hour, plus it’s low in calories too.
Try our orzo salad with spicy ‘nduja pesto, crumbly feta and juicy prawns. Make this simple salad for an easy low calorie meal.
This super simple orzo salad has crunch from red onion and sweetness from the Sunbush tomatoes. A vegan salad recipe that’s easy to make and low in calories.
This orzo pasta recipe is low-calorie, dairy-free, healthy and ready in just 20 minutes – perfect for a midweek meal.
This one-pot orzo idea is really easy and takes under and hour. It looks fantastic and is packed full of delicious flavours from the fresh mussels. A great new way to make the most of mussels and tomatoes.
Try our healthy salad with orzo and prawns. Ready in 20 minutes, this recipe is quick and easy, which makes it ideal for a midweek meal.
A quick, easy and colourful pasta salad of sweet red pepper, crumbled feta and fresh mint is perfect for a summer picnic, midweek meal or packed lunch.
Check out our flavour-packed mussels with orzo and ‘nduja for a dish that can be on your table in under an hour. This orzo recipe only has two simple steps and comes to under 400 calories; it’s a healthy meal which is sure to impress even the fussiest dinner guests.