One-Pot Lemon Garlic Shrimp Orzo

One-Pot Lemon Garlic Shrimp Orzo

A quick and easy customizable one-pot meal that keeps traditional pasta meals fresh and delicious.

Servings: 8



Olive Oil

2 tbsps.

Diced Onion

1 cup

Diced Garlic

8 cloves

Dried Orzo

1 lb.

Chicken Broth

4 cups


1 lb., cut into 1 inch pieces

Fire-roasted Tomatoes

28 oz., completely drained


1, juiced

Pre-cooked Shrimp

1 lb.


As needed


  1. In a large pot, heat the olive oil and cook the onion and garlic until translucent.
  2. Add in the dried orzo, chicken broth, and ¾ cup water. Bring to a boil and cook for 4-5 minutes, then add in the asparagus. Cook for another 5-6 minutes until all the water has been absorbed and the asparagus is fork-tender.
  3. Stir in the tomatoes, lemon juice, and cooked shrimp. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Top with parmesan cheese and serve hot!


Apple of My Eye posted August 6, 2015 on


One Pot Creamy Lemon Chicken with Baby Kale

One Pot Creamy Lemon Chicken Pasta with Baby Kale

A quick and delicious one-pot meal that takes minimal effort. With proteins, carbs, and vegetables, this a well-balanced dish you can eat for days to come.

Servings: 4



Boneless Chicken Breast

1 lb., cut into 1” pieces

Salt and Pepper

To taste

Olive Oil

2 tbsps.

Yellow Onion

½ cup, diced

Minced Garlic

1 tbsp.

Penne Pasta

2 ½ cups, uncooked

Chicken Broth

2 cups


¼ cup

Baby Kale

3 cups

Cream Cheese

4 oz.

Shredded Mozzarella Cheese

½ cup

Grated Parmesan Cheese

¼ cup

Lemon Juice

3 tbsps.

Lemon Zest

From one lemon


  1. Season chicken with salt and pepper; set aside.
  2. In a 12″ pan or skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add onions and stir until soft, about 3 minutes. Add chicken to pan and cook until brown on both sides. Stir in garlic and cook one additional minute. Add uncooked pasta, chicken broth, water and baby kale. Stir then bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 22 minutes. Uncover and cook until almost all of the liquid is absorbed, about 5 additional minutes. Remove from heat, stir in cream cheese, mozzarella cheese, Parmesan cheese, lemon juice and lemon zest. Stir until cheese is melted. Serve immediately.


Ashley posted June 15 on

One Pot Garlic Parmesan Pasta

Looking for a quick, easy, and affordable meal? This is the meal for you. Whether staying in for an evening of homework or making a meal for you and your partner, this is a great dish. Simplistic in nature, but can be the basis for experimenting with additions like the vegetables and meat that may be sitting in your fridge.

One Pot Garlic Parmesan Pasta