Top Rated Orzo Recipes

A great group-pleasing salad made with orzo, rice shaped pasta, tomatoes, corn, and chicken tossed with a light Southwestern lime vinaigrette. Click here to see 10 Easy Summer Chicken Recipes Click here to see 101 Ways to Cook Chicken
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SOUP SIPPER
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Greek-Style Orzo Salad
Typically, I don't love pasta salads because of their lack of flavor, but this delicious salad bursts with the sunshine of a Greek island. With the addition of raw spinach, feta cheese, olives, and sun-dried tomatoes, this is a perfect healthy salad served as a light lunch or as an accompaniment to grilled and roasted meats, chicken, and fish. The best news is that the flavors only improve when prepared the day before, which also makes this the perfect picnic or buffet salad! See all salad recipes. Click here to see 13 Easy Recipes for Back-to-School Meal Planning.
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Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup
When you’re feeling under the weather, there’s nothing like a bowl of chicken noodle soup to warm you up. This delicious take on the classic, courtesy of Au Bon Pain, has a bright spring flavor thanks to a hint of lemon and fresh herbs. Finish the soup with a little heavy cream for an extra creamy texture.Click here for more of our best soup recipes.
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The orzo adds texture and blends in well with the chicken and vegetables. It's also cooked with all the other ingredients, so don't worry about washing extra pots. And whether you are sick with a cold or want something warm to drink, this soup will do the cure. 
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Lamb Orzo
My tiny Manhattan kitchen and distaste for doing dishes have turned me into the queen of the one-pot meals over the years. This particular one-pot meal is not only super easy, but it tastes great (my hyper-critical, culinary-blessed roommate even said so). Serve with plain yogurt, Simple Tzatziki, or feta cheese, and a side of toasted pita. Click here to see 9 Divine Greek Recipes.
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Swap out your white rice with fresh orzo. Pair this classic side with salmon, chicken, or another lean protein.
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Prepare your taste buds for flavor overload: This Orzo and Broccoli Salad has Italian dressing, feta, almonds and more. Think you can handle it all?
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Chicken, Olive, and Orzo Bake
This is a great one-pot dish full of summer flavors that can also be enjoyed in the winter when you want to introduce some sunshine into your home on those long, dark days. Orzo is about the same size as a grain of rice and has a lovely texture, which holds sauce beautifully. Click here for more of our best chicken recipes.Click here for more information about Bomba! XXX. 
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Orzo with Shiitake Mushrooms
Orzo and shiitake mushrooms, simmered in chicken broth and herbs, make for an easy side dish that pairs well with just about anything. This recipe is courtesy of Maria Zoitas, creator of the "Maria's Homemade" line of prepared foods sold at Westside Market NYC. See all mushroom recipes. Click here to see Christmas Dinner: It's Not Thanksgiving Anymore.
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This pasta salad is fresh, bright, and flavorful. Chopped dill, Kalamata olives, and feta cheese add bursts of flavor, while a dressing of champagne vinegar and lemon juice complement the shrimp.  Click here to see 10 Best Summer Pasta Salad Recipes
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Stuffed Peppers
Photo and recipe courtesy of Peapod and Alexe Lawrence of Keys to Cucina.
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