Orzo Pasta With Spinach Recipe

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Orzo Pasta recipe

Creamy, cheesy and oh so delicious—check out this recipe for a quick pasta dish your family is sure to enjoy!

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Orzo Pasta With Spinach Recipe
Recipe type: Side Dish
  • 4 tbsp. butter, divided
  • 1 cup uncooked orzo pasta
  • 14.25 oz. can chicken broth
  • 1 tbsp. minced garlic
  • 10 oz. baby spinach
  • ½ cup grated parmesan cheese
  • Salt & pepper
  1. In a medium saucepan melt 2 tablespoons of butter over medium high heat, add orzo and stir until lightly browned.
  2. Gradually pour in chicken broth and bring to a boil, once boiling reduce heat, cover and simmer for 12-15 minutes or until liquid is absorbed and pasta is tender.
  3. In a medium sauté pan heat 2 tbsp. of butter and minced garlic over medium high heat, once fragrant (about 30-45 seconds) add spinach, season with a pinch of salt & pepper and stirring occasionally cook until spinach is wilted. Set aside if pasta needs additional cooking time.
  4. Once pasta is cooked, add spinach and Parmesan cheese, season with salt & pepper, mix well.
  5. Serve & enjoy!


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Ashley is a happily married stay at home mom to a beautiful little girl and a little boy. Ashley and her husband come from a small town and enjoy the simple pleasures in life, like GREAT FOOD. They love to try out new recipes and experiment in the kitchen together, but also enjoy reading, painting and photography.

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  1. I absolutely love this recipe! I eat it once a week or every other week. I double the amount of fresh spinach and Parmesan and it is simple and fabulous! Thank you for posting this recipe!!