Savory Orzo Recipe

Orzo, a small, rice-shaped pasta, is combined with wonderful Italian flavors to create a unique side dish. Serve this versatile dish during the week or for a special holiday meal.
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  • 1 1/2 cups orzo
  • 4 slices bacon
  • 1 cup sliced green onions
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese, divided
  • 1/2 cup toasted pine nuts
  • 2 teaspoons McCormick┬« Perfect Pinch┬« Italian Seasoning
  • 3/4 teaspoon seasoned salt
10 mins
20 mins
1. Cook orzo as directed on package. Drain well.

2. Meanwhile, cook bacon in large skillet until crisp. Remove bacon and drain on paper towels. Crumble bacon. Set aside. Reserve 2 tablespoons of the bacon drippings in skillet. Add green onions; cook and stir 1 to 2 minutes or until tender-crisp.

3. Stir in orzo, bacon, 1/4 cup of the Parmesan cheese, pine nuts, Italian seasoning and seasoned salt. Cook 1 to 2 minutes or until heated through. Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese.
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Nutrition (per serving)
Calories: 362 Calories
Fat: 18 Grams
Protein: 13 Grams
Cholesterol: 18 Milligrams
Carbohydrates: 37 Grams
Sodium: 418 Milligrams
Fiber: 2 Grams

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