Greek •  Vegetarian

Manestra Creamy Tomato Orzo

Greek Manestra is a creamy tomato orzo that will have your taste buds dancing with delight and your stomach begging for more. Let’s get started!



6 servimg




40 minutes



Greek Manestra Creamy Tomato Orzo

Ingredients Needed

– 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive  – 1 onion finely chopped – 3 garlic cloves chopped – 1 cup orzo medium-sized – 1 tablespoon tomato paste – 1 cup stewed tomatoes – 1 teaspoon sugar – 1 teaspoon allspice – 2 dried bay leaves – 1/2 teaspoon salt if needed – 4 cups chicken broth or water

Don't rush the cooking process - Let the Manestra simmer on low heat for at least 30-40 minutes to allow the flavors to meld together and the orzo to fully absorb the sauce. In the words of the Greeks themselves, "Kalí óreksi!" (enjoy your meal!) xoxo Lizzy!


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