Baked Feta with Orzo

On this page I’m sharing the recipe for baked feta with orzo. It’s a super easy dinner recipe and you’ll only need 3 ingredients and 2 herbs to make it. The recipe is vegetarian and besides the oven time you’ll only need a few minutes to prepare it.

For years the only way that I would eat feta cheese would be in a Greek salad. But there’s so much more that you can do with feta than just cut it in cubes and eat it! Did you ever hear from whipped feta for example? It makes a great sandwich spread or toast topping.
And you can also bake feta. In 2021 baked feta became a big hit on TikTok. On videos on that platform people would bake the feta and then stir it in pasta. The dish even got the name ‘TikTok pasta’.
The funny thing is that a year earlier, I already shared a recipe on my blog for oven baked feta cheese.
Back then I shared the oven baked feta as a small dish for when you’re having a drink.
But you can also have oven baked feta for dinner, as this recipe proofs. Instead of regular pasta, I’ve served this baked feta with orzo. Orzo is a pasta that looks like rice. It’s also sometimes called Risoni.

There aren’t a lot of vegetables in this recipe, so I advice you to make a green salad with cucumber to go with this dish.
Scroll down for the recipe for baked feta with orzo.

Recipe Baked Feta with Orzo

Ingredients (serves 3):
150 grams orzo
250 grams cherry tomatoes
150 grams feta cheese
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon Italian herbs (plus extra to taste)
Olive oil

Preheat the oven to 200C. Cut the cherry tomatoes in half and put them in an oven tray. Sprinkle with the garlic powder, Italian herbs and olive oil. Stir well. Make some room in the middle of the oven tray and put the feta cheese there. Drizzle with a little bit of olive oil.
Bake for 20-30 minutes.
The last 5 minutes, prepare the orzo as stated on the package.
Put the orzo in the oven tray and stir well.
Optionally you can sprinkle with some extra Italian herbs.

You might also like my recipe for creamy tomato orzo.

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