Orzo Pesto

Last night I made Italian chicken, sautéed snap peas, and Orzo Pesto. All the flavors worked so well together.

Orzo Pesto

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  • 1 cup orzo
  • 3/4 cup thinly sliced mushrooms 
  • 1 large garlic clove chopped
  • 1/4 cup pesto *I used Trader Joe’s Cashew Kale Pesto (or you can use my Vegan Pesto)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons parmesan 
  • Salt & pepper to taste


  1. Cook your orzo according to package directions. Drain and set aside. 
  2. Sauté your mushrooms and garlic in olive oil. 
  3. Combine your orzo with your mushrooms and garlic.
  4. Add your 1/4 cup pesto and gently toss together. 
  5. Sprinkle with parmesan. 
  6. Season with salt & pepper.

Ready to serve and enjoy!


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