Greek Shrimp with Orzo

Total Time
30 min
15 min
15 min
We renovated this classic Greek dish so it has full-strength flavor with just a touch of fat. It's hearty and satisfying; a year-round winner.


uncooked orzo

12 oz

olive oil

2 tsp

uncooked onion(s)

½ cup(s), chopped

green pepper(s)

1 medium, chopped

garlic clove(s)

2 medium clove(s), minced

canned diced tomatoes

28 oz

dried oregano

1 tsp

uncooked shrimp

1 pound(s), medium-size, peeled and deveined


¼ cup(s), fresh, chopped

crumbled feta cheese

2 Tbsp


  1. Cook orzo in salted water according to package directions without added fat; drain and set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion, pepper and garlic; cook until soft, stirring occasionally, about 3 minutes. Add tomatoes and oregano; bring to a simmer. Add shrimp; cook until shrimp are bright pink and cooked through, about 5 minutes.
  3. Spoon cooked orzo into shrimp mixture; stir to combine. Remove from heat and stir in basil. Spoon about 1 1/4 cups of orzo-shrimp mixture into a bowl and top with 1 teaspoon of feta.

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