Baked Shrimp and Orzo with Feta Cheese Recipe

Baked Shrimp and Orzo with Feta Cheese is a delicious and flavorful dish that combines succulent shrimp, tender orzo pasta, and creamy feta cheese. The shrimp is seasoned with garlic, lemon juice, and herbs, then baked to perfection. The orzo is cooked until al dente and mixed with the shrimp, creating a satisfying and hearty meal. The feta cheese adds a tangy and salty flavor that complements the shrimp and orzo beautifully. This dish is easy to make and perfect for a weeknight dinner or a special occasion.

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58minstotal
20minsPrep
38minsCook
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Ingredients for Baked Shrimp and Orzo with Feta Cheese Recipe

  • 0.17 pound Shrimp, Peeled And Deveined
  • 1/2 cloves Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 0.33 tablespoon Lemon Juice
  • 0.33 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 0.08 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/25 teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 0.17 teaspoon Dried Herbs
  • 0.17 cup Orzo Pasta
  • 0.17 cup Crumbled Feta Cheese
  • as per your need Fresh Herbs For Garnish

Directions: Baked Shrimp And Orzo With Feta Cheese Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C) and grease a baking dish.
  • STEP 2.In a bowl, combine the shrimp, garlic, lemon juice, olive oil, salt, pepper, and herbs. Toss to coat the shrimp evenly.
  • STEP 3.Spread the orzo in an even layer in the greased baking dish. Arrange the seasoned shrimp on top of the orzo.
  • STEP 4.Cover the baking dish with foil and bake for 15 minutes. Remove the foil and sprinkle feta cheese over the shrimp and orzo.
  • STEP 5.Return the dish to the oven and bake for an additional 5 minutes, or until the shrimp are cooked through and the cheese is melted and slightly golden.
  • STEP 6.Remove from the oven and let it cool for a few minutes before serving.
  • STEP 7.Garnish with fresh herbs, if desired, and serve hot.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to use fresh shrimp for the best flavor and texture.
  • You can add some chopped vegetables like bell peppers or cherry tomatoes for extra color and flavor.
  • Feel free to adjust the seasoning according to your taste preferences.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • To reheat, place the dish in a preheated oven at 350°F (175°C) for about 15 minutes, or until heated through.
  • Serve the baked shrimp and orzo with a side salad or crusty bread for a complete meal.
Nutrition
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763
calories per serving
29 g Fat72 g Protein82 g Carbs7 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    29g
  • Protein
    72g
  • Carbs
    82g
  • Fiber
    7g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    82g
  • Protein
    72g
  • Fiber
    7g

Fats

  • Fat
    29g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    290mg
  • Iron
    5mg
  • Vitamin A
    304mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    11mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    94mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    3mcg
  • Vitamin C
    19mg
  • Vitamin E
    3mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    164mg
  • Manganese
    2mg
  • Phosphorus
    711mg
  • Selenium
    90mcg
  • Zinc
    5mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp