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cheesy broccoli orzo

Cheesy Broccoli Orzo

Looking for a quick and easy side dish?  This provides you with a veggie, a starch, and some dairy.  It goes great with any type of meat.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword cheesy broccoli orzo
Servings 6 servings


  • 1 c. orzo pasta
  • 1 1/2 c. chopped broccoli florets
  • 1/4 c. cheddar cheese shredded
  • 2 T. parmesan cheese grated
  • 1 T. butter
  • 1/4-1/2 c. milk
  • salt


  1. Add orzo to a large pot of boiling salted water.

  2. Cook for 3 minutes then add chopped broccoli.

  3. Cook for 2 more minutes or until orzo is tender.

  4. Drain well then return to the pot.

  5. Add cheeses, butter and 1/4 c. milk.

  6. Stir well and add more milk, if needed.  (I usually use less milk, so go easy at first.)

  7. Season with salt to taste.

Recipe Notes

Recipe from www.recipage.com