• Tomato Orzo Pilaf Recipe


Tomato Orzo Pilaf

By Andrew Zimmern

This super easy side dish is my favorite pairing for broiled salmon with blue cheese, lemon and dill.

Andrew Zimmern Recipe Tomato Orzo

Tomato Orzo Pilaf Recipe

Servings: 4


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 cups orzo
  • 2 cups tomato juice
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 1/4 cup minced herbs
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon sea salt


Melt the butter in a medium pot of medium heat. Add the orzo and toast for a couple minutes. When toasted, add tomato juice, chicken stock, a handful of minced herbs and lemon juice. Add sea salt and stir.

When liquids come to a boil, lower heat to maintain a simmer and cover. Cook for 10-12 minutes, or until cooked through. Stir, season as needed. Serve with broiled salmon with blue cheese and dill.

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