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Creamy Orzo Bacon Pasta in a serving tray.

Creamy Orzo Bacon Pasta Recipe

This creamy orzo pasta recipe is simple comfort food at its finest. A dish that's both mature enough for adults and kid-friendly!
Course Main Course, Pasta
Cuisine American, Italian
Keyword Creamy Orzo Bacon Pasta, Creamy Orzo Bacon Pasta Recipe, Orzo Pasta
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 10 Servings
Calories 390kcal



  • Cook orzo pasta according to the package instructions.
    Ingredients on table including; half an onion, orzo pasta, parmesan, bacon crisps in a bowl, and a measuring cup with heavy whipping cream
  • Dice the onions. In a deep skillet over medium heat, caramelize them in a bit of butter until softened.
    Diced onions being sautéed in a deep skillet
  • Add the bacon crisps to the onions, followed by the heavy whipping cream. Bring the mixture to a boil.
    Bacon added into the deep skillet with the sautéed onions
  • Add the cooked orzo pasta into the skillet, followed by the parmesan cheese. Stir to combine and season to taste with salt.
    Parmesan cheese grated into the deep skillet with the orzo pasta
  • Serve immediately and enjoy!
    Creamy Orzo Bacon Pasta in a small bowl with a spoon in the pasta


Calories: 390kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 52mg | Sodium: 479mg | Potassium: 184mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 468IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 88mg | Iron: 1mg