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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.

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  • Oregano halloumi with orzo salad

    Oregano halloumi with orzo salad

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.30 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

  • Asparagus & meatball orzo

    Asparagus & meatball orzo

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.12 ratings

    This springtime pasta dish requires just four ingredients. The perfect, fuss-free feast with a creamy sauce and pork meatballs that's bound to be a hit

  • Courgette & orzo bake

    Courgette & orzo bake

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.24 ratings

    This rice-sized pasta is often used in soup but it works brilliantly in this great-value dish

  • Smoky cod, broccoli & orzo bake served in a large dish

    Smoky cod, broccoli & orzo bake

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.21 ratings

    Enjoy this easy, speedy cod, broccoli and orzo traybake on busy weeknights. It's healthy and low in fat, and since it's a traybake, there's minimal washing-up!

  • Orzotto with pancetta & peas

    Orzotto with pancetta & peas

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.14 ratings

    Substitute rice for orzo pasta to make this risotto-style 'orzotto', packed with pancetta and peas. It makes a lovely and quick midweek meal for the family

  • Shellfish, orzo & saffron stew

    Shellfish, orzo & saffron stew

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.6 ratings

    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

  • Chorizo, orzo & sweetcorn summer stew served in a bowl

    Chorizo, orzo & sweetcorn summer stew

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.42 ratings

    Fry veg with chorizo and orzo to make this healthy, colourful summer stew. You can add any leftover veg you have in the fridge to reduce food waste

  • Greek lamb with orzo

    Greek lamb with orzo

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.212 ratings

    Entertaining doesn't have to equal stress, this spruced up one-pot is perfect for people with little time for preparation

  • Charred cauliflower, lemon & caper orzo served on plate

    Charred cauliflower, lemon & caper orzo

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.16 ratings

    Make this easy orzo and cauliflower dish in just 25 minutes. It serves one for a main meal, plus there's leftovers to enjoy for lunch the next day

  • Herby orzo & lemon salad served on a plate

    Herby orzo & lemon salad

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.8 ratings

    Make this summery orzo salad packed with herbs and lemon for a seasonal side. Leftovers make a great lunch the next day

  • Chicken cacciatore one-pot with orzo served in a casserole dish

    Chicken cacciatore one-pot with orzo

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.98 ratings

    Enjoy comfort food at its best with this chicken cacciatore. The orzo soaks up the flavours of the chicken and tomatoes to make an unctuous pasta bake

  • Lentil kofta with orzo & feta

    Lentil kofta with orzo & feta

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.23 ratings

    Middle-Eastern inspired vegetarian 'meatballs' pair perfectly with orzo pasta and creamy feta cheese - a deliciously different everyday dinner

  • A bowl serving tuna & caper orzo with parsley

    Tuna & caper orzo with parsley

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.17 ratings

    Use capers, orzo, chilli and cherry tomatoes to make tuna pasta more exciting – and you may already have tuna and capers in the storecupboard

  • Orzo tomato soup with pesto in bowl

    Orzo & tomato soup

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.55 ratings

    Make our simple, budget-friendly tomato, orzo and chickpea soup in just 30 minutes. This easy, vegetarian family meal is healthy and even low fat

  • Baked cod with creamy mushroom & leek orzo served on a plate

    Baked cod with creamy mushroom & leek orzo

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.28 ratings

    Rustle up our baked cod with orzo, creamy mushrooms and leeks in just 20 minutes. It's a super speedy supper – a great option for busy work days

  • Bacon & avocado warm pasta salad

    Bacon & avocado warm pasta salad

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.11 ratings

    Stir crispy fried bacon and pesto into orzo pasta for a quick dinner or easy packed lunch

  • Italian meatballs with orzo

    Italian meatballs with orzo

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.7 ratings

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

  • Rainbow orzo salad

    Rainbow orzo salad

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.9 ratings

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

  • Beetroot orzotto

    Beetroot orzotto

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.24 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

  • Spanish seafood pasta

    Spanish seafood pasta

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.11 ratings

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

  • Broad bean, pea & orzo salad

    Broad bean, pea & orzo salad

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.10 ratings

    Serve rice-like pasta grains with peas and beans, basil and a soured cream and Parmesan dressing

  • Orzo & mozzarella salad

    Orzo & mozzarella salad

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.10 ratings

    This Mediterranean-inspired pasta salad makes a fresh and vibrant addition to any picnic, barbecue or buffet

  • Green bean minestrone

    Green bean minestrone

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.11 ratings

    Using a selection of green vegetables gives this soup a summery feel and contrasting textures

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