Italian Orzo with Chicken Sausage

Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 615 kcal


  • 2 cloves Garlic
  • 4 oz Spinach
  • 1 Lemon
  • 4 oz Cherry Tomatoes
  • 6 oz Chicken Sausage
  • A few sprigs Parsley
  • 2/3 cup Orzo
  • 2 tsp Italian Seasoning
  • 2 cups Chicken Stock
  • 1/4 cup Mozzarella Cheese
  • 1/4 cup Panko Breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan Cheese


  1. Wash and dry produce. Mince garlic, chop the spinach, half the lemon, half the tomatoes and pick parsley from stems and finely chop. 

    Heat a drizzle of olive oil in a pan, cut two chicken sausages into slices. Place in pan and fry until golden. 

    Add tomatoes and garlic to pan. After 2-3 minutes add Orzo and Italian Seasoning. 

    Once orzo is covered in seasoning and moisture in pan, about one minute, add 2 cups of chicken stock to pan. Bring to a boil, then reduce and simmer for 7-9 minutes. Until orzo is al dente. 

    Stir in spinach for 2-3 minutes until wilted. 

    Preheat broiler

    Add mozzarella cheese, then panko, then parmesan to top. Broil for 2-3 minutes until cheese is bubbly and golden brown. 

    While still hot, add parsley, squeeze of lemon, and salt (if needed). 

    Enjoy! :)