Orzo Rosso

An easy pasta recipe made out of sun-dried tomatoes, basil and roasted bell pepper!
And it can be made with just one pan and a blender!
4.84 van 6 stemmen
Cooking time 15 mins
Total time 15 mins
course Main
cuisine Italian
servings 2 portions
calories 414 kcal


  • Blender
  • saucepan



  • 300 g orzo
  • 800 ml water
  • 1 pinch salt


  • 30 g basil
  • 30 g Parmesan
  • 200 g roasted red bell pepper
  • 90 g sun-dried tomatoes
  • 15 g pinenuts
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 shallot
  • 150 ml pasta water (water from the pasta)
  • 200 g diced tomatoes
  • ½ red pepper (optional)
  • 70 g chorizo (optional)


  • Bring the water to the boil with a little salt in a saucepan. Add the orzo and cook for about 8 minutes.
  • In a blender, blend the Parmesan, roasted bell pepper, sun-dried tomatoes, pine nuts , garlic, oil, red pepper, shallot and pasta water.
  • Add the sauce, tomatoes and basil to the orzo and fry for 2 minutes.
  • Cut the chorizo in small cubes and fry till crispy.
  • Serve the orzo with buratta and cherry tomatoes.


Vegan: leave out the Parmesan and buratta.
Seasoning: add salt & pepper


Sugar: 3.2gFiber: 4gCalories: 414kcalSaturated Fat: 0.7gFat: 10.3gProtein: 17.6gCarbohydrates: 58.2g
course Main
cuisine Italian
keyword Orzo, Orzo pasta, Orzo Rosso
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