Creamy Vegetable Orzo

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6 servings, 1/2 cup (125 mL) each

This creamy pasta dish is on the table in no time. Quick-cooking orzo pasta is combined with a medley of veggies and a simple sauce. This one-pot pasta is a weeknight winner!

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  • Heat oil in large skillet on medium heat. Add onions; cook 4 min., stirring frequently. Stir in peppers and corn; cook and stir 2 min. Add orzo; cook and stir 1 min.
  • Stir in broth; bring to boil on high heat. Simmer on medium-low heat 10 to 12 min. or until orzo and vegetables are tender and most the liquid is absorbed, stirring occasionally.
  • Add cream cheese product; cook 1 to 2 min. or until cream cheese is melted and sauce is well blended, stirring constantly.

Special Extra

Add 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh herbs, such as basil or rosemary, to the cooked vegetables with the broth.


  • 6 servings, 1/2 cup (125 mL) each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 6 servings, 1/2 cup (125 mL) each
Calories 180
% Daily Value
Total fat 6g
Saturated fat 2g
Cholesterol 10mg
Sodium 290mg
Carbohydrate 26g
Dietary fibre 2g
Sugars 5g
Protein 6g
Vitamin A 10 %DV
Vitamin C 50 %DV
Calcium 4 %DV
Iron 4 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • hebwilkins1 |

    Easy and very yummy! My toddler loves it.

  • Cherylb6 |

    Very easy and very good. I added shrimp, but chicken would be great as well.