Shrimp Orzo Pasta (Recipe)

March 22, 2024

Shrimp Orzo Pasta (Recipe)


✅ 1 lb. raw shrimp, small size

✅ salt and pepper

✅ 1 tsp Extra virgin olive oil

✅ 8 oz orzo pasta (whole wheat) or your choice, cooked according to package instructions

✅ 1 English Cucumber, diced

✅ 2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved
✅ ½ cup purple onion, chopped

✅ ¾ cup feta cheese, crumbled

✅ ⅓ cup curly leaf parsley, finely chopped


  • ½ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • ⅓ cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • ½ tsp Italian Seasoning
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp black pepper


1️⃣ Pat shrimp dry with paper towels and then season with salt and pepper on both sides. Heat a skillet over medium-high heat and add olive oil. Once hot, add shrimp and cook just until pink and cooked through. Remove from heat and let cool. Coarsely chop shrimp and set aside.

2️⃣ Cook orzo pasta according to package instructions, then drain and let cool. Add pasta to a large bowl with the cucumber, tomatoes, onion, feta cheese and parsley. Add in the cooked shrimp.


Servings : 10
Ready in : 20 Minutes
Course : Dinner, Lunch, Main Dish
Recipe Type : Italian, Mediterranean
Calories: 263kcal

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