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orzo with mushrooms & green peas

Vegan Orzo with mushrooms & green peas

This creamy vegan mushroom & green peas orzo is a delicious one-pot meal from Italy. A must try easy pasta recipe for every pasta lover.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 467kcal


  • 400 gms orzo
  • 1 cup mushrooms roughly chopped
  • 1 cup green peas
  • 1 onion medium sized
  • 5-6 garlic cloves finely chopped
  • 1 cube vegetable bouillon
  • 1/2 cup pasta sauce
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 tablespoon red chili flakes
  • Salt as per taste
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 6 cups boiling water the quantity of water may vary depending on the quality of pasta so don't add all the water in one go.


  • Heat oil in a pot and add chopped garlic to it, saute for a few seconds and then add in the chopped onion. Fry for 2-3 minutes and add the bouillon cube, saute for a few seconds.
  • Next, add in the mushrooms and cook for 1-2 minutes and then add green peas. Cook till the peas are done.
  • Add pasta sauce, salt, dry oregano, and chili flakes, cook for a minute.
  • Now add orzo and some portion of boiling water. Mix and let it cook. Add more water when required, stir nicely and cook. Repeat the process until the orzo is done.


Don't add all the water in one go and keep some boiling water in reserve. Add only when required and keep adding and stirring when required.


Calories: 467kcal | Carbohydrates: 88g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 207mg | Potassium: 580mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 728IU | Vitamin C: 20mg | Calcium: 81mg | Iron: 3mg