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A pot of Orzo vegetable Soup

Orzo Vegetable Soup

  • Author: Liz Thomson
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 12 cups 1x
  • Category: Soup
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: Soup
  • Diet: Vegan


This Orzo Vegetable Soup is loaded with seven different vegetables for a flavorful, healthy meal! It is easy to make and it’s a perfect meal prep recipe for busy days.


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 small yellow onion, diced
  • 3 large carrots, diced
  • 2 large stalks celery, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 28oz can diced tomatoes
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 medium-sized russet potato, peeled and chopped
  • 1 cup corn 
  • 1 cup peas
  • 1 cup dried orzo pasta
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • Salt to taste


  1. In a large pot, heat the oil over medium heat for 30 seconds.
  2. Add the onion, carrots, and celery and cook over medium heat for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add the garlic, paprika, thyme, and parsley and continue to cook for 1 minute.
  4. Add the tomatoes, vegetable broth, potato, corn, and peas and bring to a boil.
  5. Once boiling, reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for 15 minutes or until the potatoes are softened.
  6. Add the orzo pasta and turn the heat up to medium-high.
  7. Cook for 6-8 minutes, stirring frequently until the orzo is al dente.
  8. Stir in the lemon juice and add salt to taste.

Keywords: orzo vegetable soup