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Skillet Orzo with Spinach, Chickpea and Lemon

Plump Bush's® Garbanzo Beans, orzo, spinach and lemon juice take just minutes to cook in this one-skillet dinner topped with feta cheese. These recipes were created with our vegetarian friends in mind. However, we recommend reading each label to make sure every ingredient suits your dietary needs. Please also remember that product formulations can change, so if you ever have any questions, make sure to contact the product manufacturer!

  • Prep Time

    15 Mins

  • Cook Time

    15 Mins

  • Serves


White enamel skillet filled with orzo, spinach and garbanzo beans, also known as chickpeas

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Serves: 4
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 small red onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 can (16 oz) Bush's® Garbanzo Beans, drained
  • ½ cup uncooked orzo
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 2 cups fresh spinach, chopped or 12 oz frozen, thawed and squeezed to drain
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1/3 cup crumbled Feta cheese (optional)

Optional Toppings

Feta Cheese

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Cooking Instructions

  1. 1

    Heat oil in a 10-inch skillet over medium heat.

    • Oil

  2. 2

    Add onion and garlic; cook until almost translucent.

    • Onion

    • Garlic

  3. 3

    Add beans, orzo, lemon juice and spinach.

    • 1 can of beans

    • Orzo

    • Lemon

    • Spinach

  4. 4

    Season with salt and pepper to taste.

    • Salt

    • Pepper

  5. 5

    Simmer 4-5 minutes.

    • 6

      Serve topped with cheese, if using.

      • Feta cheese

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