Get creative with orzo in soups, salads, side dishes, and more.
Photo: Francesco Tonelli
Shaped liked a melon seed or a large grain of rice, orzo works well as a side dish and in soups, casseroles, and salads.
In our first risotto-style dish, Orzotto with Green and White Asparagus, orzo takes the place of Arborio rice, turning rich and creamy as it is stirred to doneness. Tender asparagus and fresh lemon zest add the welcome flavors of spring.