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orzo pasta in a rice cooker

How to Make Orzo in a Rice Cooker

  • Author: Liz Thomson
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 3 cups 1x
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Rice Cooker
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegan


Did you know you can make orzo pasta in a rice cooker? This small pasta cooks quickly and easily for a simple side dish!


Units Scale
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup orzo pasta
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • Pinch of salt


  1. Add all the ingredients to a rice cooker and turn the rice cooker on. As the orzo cooks, the water will be absorbed.
  2. Once the water has been absorbed and the pasta is al dente, turn off the rice cooker and fluff with a fork. It will typically take 15-20 minutes for the orzo to cook in a rice cooker.

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