Creamy Orzo & Meatball Skillet

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Meatballs are best with spaghetti...orzo I thought!! I was wrong, check this one out!


2 minutes

Prep time

15 minutes

Cook time

670 cal.

Per serving



Stovetop, Frying pan


Olive oil
Meatballs (Pre-cooked)

Step 1

Heat a drizzle of oil in a pan over medium-high heat. Add the meatballs. Cook according to package instructions, or until they are heated through & brown on all sides. About 5-6 min. Transfer the meatballs to bowl.

Italian seasoning

Step 2

In the same pan, add orzo, Italian seasoning, water (1/2 a cup per serving) & salt. Stir & cook until most of the water is absorbed, about 5-6 min.

Spinach (fresh)
Heavy cream

Step 3

Reduce the heat. Mix in the spinach & heavy cream. Continue cooking & stirring until the orzo is fully cooked, thick & creamy. About 2 more min.

Meatballs (Pre-cooked)
Parmesan (grated)

Step 4

Add the meatballs to the creamy orzo & mix it all together. Turn off the heat & stir in grated parmesan cheese.

Step 5

Serve hot in a bowl & enjoy!

Nutrition facts

Average estimated amount for one serving

Energy670 cal.
Fat57 g
Carbohydrates15 g
Protein30 g
Fiber4 g

On average, one serving of the recipe "Creamy Orzo & Meatball Skillet" contains 670 Energy, 57 g of Fat, 15 g of Carbohydrates, 30 g of Protein, 4 g of Fiber.

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Creamy Orzo & Meatball Skillet
Very easy