Electric Pressure Cooker Greek-Inspired Orzo With Tomatoes and Olives

The following recipe can be found in my New Book!

With a cooking time of three minutes and ingredients that you might already have in your cupboard, this Mediterranean-influenced meal couldn’t be easier.  This dish is delicious served hot or cold, making it a refreshing lunch or dinner recipe served all year round.  Add your favorite toppings- like feta cheese or fresh dill to pump up the flavor.  

#Truth About four years ago, when I made my first recipe in my electric pressure cooker, I left the house with my kids because I was so scared.  Now, my electric pressure cooker is a permanent fixture on my kitchen countertop, and I use it almost every day of the week, sometimes even multiple times a day.   After you get acquainted with your electric pressure cooker, you can make easy, homemade meals for your family while being liberated from your kitchen and using fewer dishes.

This Greek-Inspired Orzo with Tomatoes and Olives is just one of 150 recipes in my new cookbook!  I am so excited about it!  You can pre-order it on Amazon right now!  ( although the release date is 2/2)

Although I can’t pick a favorite recipe from this book, this Greek Inspired Orzo is one of my top recipes.  You all know how much I love Greek food.  Plus, I am always looking for new entrees to serve my family.

This Greek-Inspired Orzo only requires a few ingredients.

2 tablespoons of Olive OIl

1/2 Onion, chopped

2 garlic cloves, minced

2 teaspoons of Oregano

1 teaspoon of

Cavender’s Greek Seasoning 

3 1/2 cups of water

1 16 ounces package of Orzo

14.5 ounce can of diced tomatoes

1/4  cup sliced kalamata olives

2 tablespoons of brine from the jar of kalamata olives

2 tablespoons of crumbled feta cheese

2 tablespoons of fresh dill

Again, I want to stress the THREE minute cook time on this recipe.  It is so swift and easy, the perfect meal to make when you’re in a time crunch.

The cooking process is Incredibly easy!

  1. Select the Saute button and let the pot heat up for two minutes.
  2. Add olive oil, onion, garlic, Greek Seasoning and saute for two minutes, or until the onions are translucent.
  3. Add water, orzo, tomatoes, kalamata olives, and olive brine, making sure the pasta is completely submerged in water.
  4. Secure lid and cook on high pressure for three minutes. Quick-release, the pressure, remove the lid, and hit cancel.
  5. Top with additional kalamata olives, feta cheese, and dill.

This recipe is so delicious! It makes a fantastic lunch for dinner!  I can’t wait for you to try the other 149 recipes in my book! 

 

 

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