Pesto Orzo with Tomatoes

Pesto Orzo with Tomatoes is an easy, one-pot pasta dish that combines tender orzo, fresh basil pesto, juicy tomatoes and fresh mozzarella! It can be whipped up in just 25 minutes!

Let’s get started!

Cook the Orzo


Add orzo and chicken broth to a large pot. Let simmer.

Add Pesto


Add the pesto to the orzo and stir well. Let cook for 2-3 minutes.

Add Heavy Cream & Parm


Add the heavy cream and the grated parmesan. Stir well and cook for an additional 1-2 minutes.

Season, add Mozarella & Tomatoes


Add salt, pepper, tomatoes and pearl mozzarella, toss to combine.

Serve & Enjoy


Serve immediately with more parmesan for serving and a squeeze of lemon if desired. Enjoy!

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