Shellfish, orzo & saffron stew

Orzo recipes

15 Recipes

Discover BBC Good Food's top ways to cook with orzo, a tiny pasta shape similar in size to a grain of rice. Try it in stews, salads and hearty one-pots.

Shellfish, orzo & saffron stew

3.75

(1 rating)

The perfect choice for a small, informal gathering, take this dig-in dish of mussels, clams, prawns and orzo pasta to the table and serve with crusty bread
  • 40 mins
  • More effort

Oregano halloumi with orzo salad

4.583335

(3 ratings)

This affordable dish featuring slightly salty, herby halloumi is a great meat free meal. Any leftovers make a great take-to-work lunch for the next day
  • 18 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Pheasant meatballs with orzo

0

(0 ratings)

If you've got leftover pheasant to use, this dish makes the most of a modest amount and is a great weeknight supper...
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Lentil kofta with orzo & feta

4.375

(6 ratings)

Middle-Eastern inspired vegetarian 'meatballs' pair perfectly with orzo pasta and creamy feta cheese - a deliciously different everyday dinner
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Italian meatballs with orzo

2.916665

(3 ratings)

Add a twist to classic spaghetti and meatballs with garlicky tomato sauce by using orzo pasta - ready in 30 minutes
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Rainbow orzo salad

4.0625

(4 ratings)

This small, rice-like pasta is ideal for bulking out nutritious salads. This version is made with roasted vegetables, cheese and basil
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Beetroot orzotto

4.6875

(4 ratings)

Orzo is a small pasta shape that looks like a grain of rice and has a velvety texture similar to risotto when cooked- try it out in this Italian-inspired dish
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Orzo with spinach & cherry tomatoes

3.8

(5 ratings)

A tiny rice-shaped variety of pasta makes this dish almost like risotto. It's quick, healthy, filling and suitable for vegetarians
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Spanish seafood pasta

3.714285

(7 ratings)

Italy and Spain collide in this paella-like dish of orzo pasta with chorizo, peas and your seafood of choice
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Broad bean, pea & orzo salad

4.333335

(3 ratings)

Serve rice-like pasta grains with peas and beans, basil and a soured cream and Parmesan dressing
  • 18 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Courgette & orzo bake

4.425

(10 ratings)

This rice-sized pasta is often used in soup but it works brilliantly in this great-value dish
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Greek lamb with orzo

4.52941

(153 ratings)

Entertaining doesn't have to equal stress, this spruced up one-pot is perfect for people with little time for preparation...
  • 2 hours and 55 mins
  • More effort

Orzo & mozzarella salad

4.166665

(6 ratings)

This Mediterranean-inspired pasta salad makes a fresh and vibrant addition to any picnic, barbecue or buffet
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Green bean minestrone

4.291665

(6 ratings)

Using a selection of green vegetables gives this soup a summery feel and contrasting textures
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy