Kick up ordinary orzo to create an easy side dish filled with freshly roasted vegetables and spice. This pairs well with any protein, or enjoy it on its own as a light vegetarian meal.
- Cooking and Prep: 20 m
- Serves: 4
Prepare the Vegetable Orzo
Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
In a medium bowl, mix together broccoli, sugar snap peas, onion, bell pepper, one teaspoon olive oil, and a pinch of salt and pepper. Place on the prepared baking sheet in a single layer. Roast for 15 minutes.
In the meantime, cook orzo according to package directions.
Add roasted vegetables to the cooked orzo, along with paprika, cumin, turmeric, garlic powder, one tablespoon olive oil, and another pinch of salt and pepper. Mix gently. Serve warm or cold.