Tag: orzo

  • Catch-Up Post #4: Orzo Super Salad

    Lisa saw this recipe on 101 Cookbooks and immediately added it to her must-have list. The cool salad was a tasty treat during our mini-heatwave a few weeks ago. For the sprouts, we found a pack that included many varieties we hadn’t previously tried — they added crunch and texture to this healthy dish. Orzo […]

  • Tilapia with Pimiento Sauce

    This recipe from Elise’s Simply Recipes is quick and flavorful. Tilapia is cooked in a tomato, mushroom, and olive sauce, right on the stove. We served the fish with a side of orzo. Lisa says: My, these green olive chunks are big… Chris says: The better for you to pick them out, my dear. Lisa […]

  • Gremolata-Stuffed Chicken Breasts with Tomato Relish

    After spending a long weekend in Santa Fe eating tons of Southwestern and Mexican food, we wanted to have a light dinner that didn’t take a lot of time to prepare. I found this recipe in the Weight Watchers Great Cooking Everyday cookbook. We served it with orzo tossed with lemon juice and parsley. Lisa […]

  • Greek Shrimp with Orzo

    We knew we were going to be pressed for time tonight, so I made this super-easy, super-filling meal from the We [Heart] Food recipe binder. There’s minimal prep work involved, and the addition of fresh chopped basil adds both color and a lot of flavor. At some point I had written “Party Dish!” on the […]

  • Grilled Shrimp, Grilled Pineapple, and Spinach Orzo Salad

    Thad and Abbie came over for dinner tonight, which gave us yet another excuse to fire up the grill. The marinade for the lemongrass-skewered shrimp was based on what we had in the kitchen and what “sounded good” — you really can’t go wrong with lemon and garlic! Lisa prepared a delicious Orzo salad made […]