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Greek Shrimp Orzo

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Greek Shrimp Orzo is a Mediterranean-inspired dish that combines succulent shrimp, orzo pasta, and vibrant tomatoes with the flavors of feta, olives, and fresh herbs. This recipe offers a delicious balance of protein, whole grains, and wholesome ingredients.



  • 1 lb large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 cup orzo pasta
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 can (14 oz) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1/2 cup Kalamata olives, sliced
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • Fresh parsley for garnish
  • Lemon wedges for serving





  1. Cook the orzo pasta according to package instructions. Drain and set aside.

  2. In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat.

  3. Add chopped onion and sauté until softened.

  4. Stir in minced garlic and cook for an additional 1-2 minutes.

  5. Add diced tomatoes (with their juices) to the skillet. Bring to a simmer.

  6. Add the peeled and deveined shrimp to the skillet. Cook for 2-3 minutes per side or until the shrimp turn pink and opaque.

  7. Stir in sliced Kalamata olives, crumbled feta cheese, dried oregano, dried basil, salt, and black pepper. Mix well.

  8. Add the cooked orzo pasta to the skillet and toss everything together until well combined.

  9. Simmer for an additional 2-3 minutes to heat through.

  10. Garnish with fresh parsley.

  11. Serve the Greek Shrimp Orzo hot, with lemon wedges on the side.



Enjoy this flavorful and Mediterranean-inspired dish that’s perfect for a wholesome and satisfying meal!

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