Orzo with Tomatoes and Parmesan

Magnifico! This simple vegetarian pasta dish is bursting with fresh flavour the whole family will love.

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Makes: 4 servings
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All You Need

  • 2 cups (500 mL) Kitchen Basics Original Chicken Cooking Stock
  • 1 cup (250 mL) dry orzo
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) butter, divided
  • 1 cup (250 mL) chopped plum tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) McCormick Gourmet Italian Seasoning with Flax
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) parmesan cheese
  • Club House Sea Salt Grinder and Club House Black Peppercorn Grinder, to taste


  1. Bring stock to boil in medium saucepan. Add orzo; cook on medium heat 8 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Set aside.

  2. Melt ½ tbsp (7 mL) of the butter in large nonstick skillet on medium-low heat. Add tomatoes and Italian seasoning; sauté 2 minutes or until tomatoes begin to soften.

  3. Stir in remaining ½ tbsp (7 mL) butter and cooked orzo. Sauté 2 minutes. Add green onions and Parmesan cheese; sauté 1 minute. Season with salt and pepper to taste.


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