Posts Tagged ‘orzo’

Chicken and Orzo Soup

January 25, 2012 by andrea | 1 Comment | Filed in Chicken, Main Dish, Quick Cooking, Recipes, Soup/Stew

This Chicken and Orzo Soup is easy-to-make, tasty, and a great recipe for whipping up a pot of something comforting without spending hours in the kitchen. Orzo, rice-shaped pasta, is available in most grocery stores. If you can’t find it, substitute another small-shaped pasta. I used kale instead of spinach because that’s what I had on hand. […]

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Shrimp and Orzo

July 7, 2009 by andrea | Comments Off on Shrimp and Orzo | Filed in Main Dish, Pasta, Quick Cooking, Seafood

I found this quick meal yesterday when I did a search for recipes using orzo (a rice-shaped pasta) and shrimp. I really like the blend of flavors: tender shrimp, chunky tomatoes, salty feta, and a little heat from the red pepper flakes. I substituted fresh basil for the parsley because that’s what I had on hand. […]

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Golden Chicken, Corn & Orzo Soup

April 14, 2009 by andrea | Comments Off on Golden Chicken, Corn & Orzo Soup | Filed in Chicken, Comfort Food, Main Dish, Quick Cooking, Recipes, Soup/Stew

This recipe, a twist on traditional chicken noodle soup, features corn, orzo (a rice-shaped pasta) and saffron (the stigma of a Mediterranean crocus flower). Saffron is the world’s most expensive spice by weight, and is popular in Spanish, Indian and Mediterranean cooking. The recipe calls for a “pinch” of saffron which is approximately 1/8 teaspoon […]

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