Orzo pasta nigella recipes

Meal ideas: Nigella’s marmite spaghetti

Meal ideas: Nigella’s marmite spaghetti

More pasta from Nazima with this Orzo with Saffron, Peas and Mushroom. I stay true to the suggestion of leaving the pasta wetter than usual to help everything come together easily and I’m more than a little generous with the Grana Padano (much cheaper than parmesan)
Nigellas Chicken with Tomatoes and Peppers

Nigellas Chicken with Tomatoes and Peppers

The recipe stated serving it with Orzo pasta, but any pasta would do. When the pasta is done and the chicken cooked through, serve in bowls or serve straight from the pan at the table
Speedy orzo chicken and pesto salad

Speedy orzo chicken and pesto salad

I've been mildly aware of orzo pasta for a while now. Let me introduce you to my new favourite pasta, although I'm sure you are all long acquainted and I've just been left out of the party
Orzo Risotto

Orzo Risotto

I first thought it was a bit unusual to use orzo pasta instead of rice for a risotto, but it is quicker and easier and super delicious
Pancetta and pea risotto

Pancetta and pea risotto

It cooks much quicker than a normal risotto as orzo pasta is used instead of risotto rice. Stir in the orzo and then add some just boiled water to the pan
The not very well Meal Planned Monday

The not very well Meal Planned Monday

My online shop failed to deliver Orzo and substituted with Orecchiette.  However I managed to source some Riscossa from Hammerton Store so Nigella's Pasta Risotto with Peas and Pancetta was duly made
Chicken and Pepper Orzotto

Chicken and Pepper Orzotto

Instead I’ve used orzo pasta, which are small rice like pasta shapes. As you know I’m a huge fan of Nigella, and this recipe is inspired by some of the recipes found in Nigellissma
Meal Planning Monday - Vampires, 10k and Afternoon Tea

Meal Planning Monday - Vampires, 10k and Afternoon Tea

 A second batch of pinwheels made to accompany Nigella Orzo Pasta Risotto. Clearly pasta doesn't make you fasta as my race time was well short of a PB but I am still carrying a whiplash injury from a car crash last year