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Orzo Shrimp Stew

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Makes

4 servings (1-3/4 quarts)

My husband and I really enjoy seafood, so I don’t skimp on shrimp in this mildly seasoned stew. We also adore the broccoli, tomatoes and pasta. —Lisa Stinger, Hamilton, New Jersey
Orzo Shrimp Stew Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 2-1/2 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 5 cups fresh broccoli florets
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 cup uncooked orzo
  • 1 pound uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 2 tablespoons butter

Directions

  1. Bring broth to a boil in a Dutch oven. Add the broccoli, tomatoes and orzo. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. Add the shrimp, salt and pepper. Cover and cook for 4-5 minutes or until shrimp turn pink and orzo is tender. Stir in basil and butter.

Nutrition Facts

1-3/4 cups: 387 calories, 8g fat (4g saturated fat), 153mg cholesterol, 875mg sodium, 48g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 5g fiber), 30g protein.

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