Rainbow Orzo Pilaf

Serving Size: 4-6
Prep Time:  15 Minutes
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Total Time:  35 Minutes


1 lb. Pappardelle’s Rainbow Orzo
2 Tbsp. butter
1 yellow onion, diced
2 cloves garlic, minced
4 cups vegetable broth
2 zucchini, chopped
1 carrot, peeled & chopped
1 cup shredded Parmesan cheese, plus additional for garnish
1 Tbsp. parsley, chopped
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. black pepper


  1. In a large saucepan over medium heat, melt butter. Add onion, garlic and carrot. Cook, stirring frequently, until veggies begin to soften, about 2-3 minutes.
  2. Add orzo and continue to cook, stirring frequently, for 2 minutes.
  3. Add vegetable broth and zucchini and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover, and cook until orzo is al dente, about 12-15 minutes.
  4. Stir in Parmesan, salt and pepper, finishing cooking until all liquid is gone.
  5. Divide the pasta into serving dishes and garnish with Parmesan and parsley. Serve and enjoy!