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You need quick and easy lunch recipes for school, and healthy lunch recipes for work to make on busy weeks. Don’t miss recipes for lunch at home, too!

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Orzo with Feta and Arugula

3 reviews

In my family, we love salads because they’re an interesting way to blend many different flavors. This orzo salad is one of our favorites—it tastes delicious served either warm or cool. —Laura Adamsky, Decatur, Alabama

Mediterranean Shrimp Salad in a Jar

This Greek salad to go is packed with so much freshness, it instantly brightens up your day. Just layer it...


Italian Chicken Soup

4 reviews

This satisfying soup gets its Italian flair from fennel, thyme, basil and orzo pasta. If you don't start with a...


Blue Cheese Orzo Salad

4 reviews

The crunch of walnuts and bacon is a pleasant contrast to the creamy rice-shaped pasta. The blue cheese and arugula...


Greek Orzo Salad

4 reviews

Tart and refreshing, this side salad is a big hit at Judy Roberts' Las Vegas, Nevada home. With all the...

Italian Sausage and Orzo Soup

This hearty and warming soup makes a comforting dinner. The herbs make the kitchen smell wonderful! You can use lower-calorie...


Roasted Vegetable Pasta Salad

I can't make this dish without printing enough copies of the recipe to hand out to girlfriends at my book...

Orzo with Spinach and Pine Nuts

I have shared this salad many times with the teachers at my school. They enjoy it so much that they...


Mediterranean Chicken Orzo Soup

3 reviews

My husband is Greek, so I'm always trying new Mediterranean recipes. This lemon chicken orzo soup is his favorite dish...


Farmers Market Orzo Salad

2 reviews

Orzo is a tiny pasta shaped like rice. We use it as a base for veggies, lemony vinaigrette and cheeses...


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Orzo Chicken Soup

2 reviews

For a different twist on noodle soup, Betty Rench adds orzo, small rice-like grains of pasta. "It cooks up nicely...

Flavorful Italian Soup

2 reviews

"I first tasted a soup similar to this at a restaurant. They wouldn't give me the recipe, so I went...


Chunky Turkey Soup

4 reviews

This hearty, chunky soup is the perfect answer to your Turkey Day leftovers. Combining the earthy flavors of curry and...


Whole Wheat Orzo Salad

6 reviews

In less than 30 minutes, I can put together this hearty salad of pasta, white beans and veggies – and...


Spinach-Orzo Salad with Chickpeas

1 review

The first version of this salad was an experiment in mixing together some random ingredients I had on hand. It...


Summer Orzo

1 review

I’m always looking for fun ways to use the fresh veggies that come in my Community Supported Agriculture box, and...

Mediterranean Orzo Chicken Salad

1 review

On hot days, I pull out this recipe for a cool supper. The lemon dressing is so refreshing. If you...


Italian Bean Soup

12 reviews

This budget-friendly bean soup with orzo, potato and veggies is so hearty, you won’t even notice it’s meatless. —Gilda Lester,...


Minty Orzo and Peas

My grandmother used to serve this side dish along with roast leg of lamb. With its fresh mint taste, it...


Greek Salad with Orzo

2 reviews

"This salad was created in summer when my tomato garden was more bountiful than ever," says Kelly Skahan from Springfield,...


White Bean Soup with Escarole

13 reviews

This escarole and bean soup has become a favorite because it uses kitchen staples, it's packed with healthy ingredients and...


Mediterranean Chicken Soup

2 reviews

This is my go-to soup when I'm under the weather. It always makes me feel better. This filling dish is...


Lemony Mushroom Orzo Soup

5 reviews

My grandmother used to make a similar classic Greek soup, avgolemono, every Sunday after church. Here’s my version of her...


Tomato-Basil Orzo Soup

7 reviews

“Tender pasta, sauteed vegetables and lots of flavor…this tasty soup comes really close to the tomato rosamarina soup they serve...

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Vegetable Orzo Soup

4 reviews

This hearty soup is a perfect way to straddle winter and spring. Beans, red potatoes and orzo fortify against the...


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Orzo Cheesecake Fruit Salad

9 reviews

This salad features my favorite fruits, complemented by the creamy pudding mix. It even works as a dessert. —Priscilla Gilbert,...


Italian Orzo Salad

9 reviews

This light pasta salad is an ideal summer side dish for any potluck or picnic. It’s also great for a...


Cantaloupe Chicken-Orzo Salad

1 review

Too hot to cook? Then try a main-dish salad served on cool, refreshing cantaloupe wedges. Serve with a grainy muffin...


Summertime Orzo Salad

This salad comes together quickly and combines the flavors of fruit with Asian ingredients. Many friends and family members have...


Herb Vegetable Orzo Salad

11 reviews

The chilled salad our Test Kitchen tossed together is an ideal warm-weather refresher. Golden corn, grape tomatoes and fresh basil...