Serves 3

Orzo Risotto with Bacon and Shrimp

Tender orzo pasta is cooked in a seasoned broth and then combined with crisp bacon, extra-large shrimp and peas (packaged separately so that you can omit if desired).  This one-pot dish is delicious and makes cleanup a breeze!

  • Contains three servings
  • Packaged in food grade freezer bags
  • Free of dairy
  • Options Available:  No onion

Nutritional Details

Orzo Risotto with Bacon and Shrimp

Cooking Instructions

Thaw in refrigerator. Once thawed, cook within one day.

  1. In large saucepan, heat 1-2 Tbs butter or oil over med-hi heat.
  2. Add bacon and cook approx. 2 minutes or until crisp.
  3. Remove bacon and set aside on paper towel lined plate (keep bacon drippings in pan).
  4. Add contents of orzo bag (rice looking pasta) and cook 3 minutes, stirring very frequently to prevent burning.
  5. ADD 2 CUPS WATER to the large bag with seasoning in it and shake to combine ingredients.
  6. Empty that bag into pan and bring to a boil.
  7. Reduce heat to low but maintain a rapid simmer.
  8. Cover pan and cook 10 minutes, stirring once halfway through.
  9. Add peas and shrimp (discard juice), cover, and cook 5 more minutes.
  10. Stir in bacon right before serving.

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