Orzo Mac n Cheese

Cheesey and green! Using a delicate pasta like Orzo gives this dish a lighter feel. Yield: 4-6 Servings


  • 1 lb. orzo pasta
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups whole milk (more as needed)
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 1/2 cups cheddar cheese - grated
  • 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 cups Olivia’s Organics Baby Spinach - chopped


  • Cook orzo according to package directions, keeping it firm.
  • In a separate pot, melt butter and whisk in flour until well combined. Slowly whisk in milk and continue whisking until mixture begins to thicken. Stir in the seasonings. (stir in a half teaspoon of red pepper flakes if desired).  
  • Remove sauce from heat, add in both cheeses and stir until melted. Add in the cooked orzo and spinach and mix until well combined.

Categories: Entree, Spinach