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Italian, literally, barley, from Latin hordeum — more at orgeat. First Known Use: circa 1929. Seen and Heard.

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Greek shrimp and orzo bake with lemon and dill
Which led me to orzo, the small rice shaped pasta. Orzo, for some reason, always puts me in mind of Greek and Mediterranean food, and that made me think of lemons, much like one of my favorites, Greek Lemon Rice Soup. And of course, keeping with the ...
Neil Perry's chicken with lemon and orzo risotto
ZEST AND JUICE the lemons, then set aside. Heat 80g butter in a saucepan on a low heat. Add half the eschalots, half the garlic and 1/2 tsp salt.
Recipe: Fennel garlic shrimp with chorizo and fried orzo
Off the heat, stir the orzo into the oil left in the skillet.
One Pot Meatball Orzo & Broccoli Rabe Casserole
Sautee the onions for 2 minutes, then add the orzo. Cook, stirring frequently until the orzo turns lightly golden and is coated with the oil, about 1 minute.
AT THE TABLE: Orzo makes ideal comfort-dish ingredient
Inspiration for this week's recipes came from the bulk bin at the high-end market where I allow myself only an occasional visit, because the checkout lane will gobble up an entire month's food budget in three bags of groceries.

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