Mushroom Orzo

Mushroom Orzo Recipe

Orzo is a miniature pasta that looks like rice and blends deliciously with vegetables and savory spices. Try my easy orzo recipe that features mushrooms, peas, pearl onions & grated Parmesan with a splash of white wine. It can be a scrumptious side dish for many of your favorite meat dishes.

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Total Time

35 Minutes

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      • 1/2 Cup Butter
      • 1/2 Cup Pearl Onions (Peeled & Quarted)
      • 1 Cup Orzo
      • 1 Cup Fresh Mushrooms (Sliced)
      • 1/2 Cup White Wine
      • 1 Cup Water
      • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt & Freshly Ground Black Pepper
      • 1/2 Teaspoon Garlic Powder
      • 1 Cup Frozen Peas (Defrosted)
      • 1 Small Bunch Fresh Parsley (Diced)
      • 1/2 Cup Grated Parmesan Cheese


  1. In a large non-reactive skillet over medium-high heat, melt half the butter and saute onions until golden brown, about 5 minutes. Add pasta, remaining butter and mushroom. Stir and saute until mushrooms are tender, about 5 minutes.
  2. Add wine & water and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and season with salt, pepper & garlic powder. Simmer until pasta is al dente, about 9 minutes. Stir in peas, top with parsley and Parmesan and serve.

Nutrition & Cost Facts


453 kcal


35 g


27 g


12 g

Cost Per Serving


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