Nigella orzo risotto recipes

PASTA RISOTTO WITH PEAS AND PANCETTA

PASTA RISOTTO WITH PEAS AND PANCETTA

I have never cooked with orzo pasta before but I have to say this worked really well - it is just like risotto but a lot quicker and easier as you aren't constantly stirring and adding stock
Orzo Risotto

Orzo Risotto

This recipe is based on the Nigella Lawson recipe in her Nigellissima book (featured on the TV series)
Speedy orzo chicken and pesto salad

Speedy orzo chicken and pesto salad

I reasoned that if you can make something, that quickly, that would satisfy the less than tiny appetite that I'm sure Nigella would be the first to admit she has, then it was worth a try
Pancetta and pea risotto

Pancetta and pea risotto

I saw this recipe on the newly slim Nigellas cookery programme Nigellisima. It cooks much quicker than a normal risotto as orzo pasta is used instead of risotto rice
Chicken and Pepper Orzotto

Chicken and Pepper Orzotto

As you know I’m a huge fan of Nigella, and this recipe is inspired by some of the recipes found in Nigellissma

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I first came across the idea of an orzotto from Nigella Lawson in her Nigellissima cookbook. a lot less refined than Nigella's in terms of seasoning, so when following her recipes, I tend to improvise and increase the seasoning quite a bit just to punch up the flavors