Broccoli Cheddar Orzo

Broccoli Cheddar Orzo - A quick and easy meal made with just a few simple ingredients! Orzo, broccoli, and a delicious cheddar cheese sauce. Perfect for lunch or an easy weeknight dinner!

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword broccoli, cheddar, orzo, pasta
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 servings


  • 1 cup uncooked orzo
  • 1 cup broccoli florets chopped
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese shredded
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil.  Once boiling, pour orzo in and cook 3 minutes.

  2. Add broccoli in to the orzo and continue cooking for another 3 minutes or until pasta is tender.

  3. Drain pasta and broccoli before adding in butter, milk, cheddar, parmesan, garlic powder, salt, and pepper.  Stir until well combined.