Gravy Meatball Orzo

Warm and comforting, this gravy meatball orzo recipe is perfect for any occasion

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Recipe by: Pastapedia

  • 4 Persons
  • 35 Minutes
  • Easy Recipe

Serving Size

  • 1

    In a nonstick pan, add 1 tbsp oil, then stir in the meatballs until they turn golden. Remove from heat and set aside. 

  • 2

    In the same pan, melt the butter/ghee and add flour, stirring until it becomes golden brown. 

  • 3

    Add 2 cups of water and keep stirring until you have a smooth mixture, and it starts to boil. Reduce the heat and let it simmer for 2 minutes while stirring. 

  • 4

    In another nonstick pan, heat 3 tbsp oil, add your orzo and stir until it turns golden brown. Add 1.5  cups of water and season with salt. Let it cook until the water is completely absorbed.

  • 5

    In a tagine, add half an orzo layer at the bottom, arrange the meatballs on top and pour half of your gravy. Cover with the rest of your orzo and gravy. 

  • 6

    Heat the oven to 180 degrees and bake for 20 minutes. Garnish with parsley and serve.