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Italian Sausage and Orzo

Italian Sausage and Orzo

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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Italian sausage orzo, sausage and orzo
Author: Dawn Yucuis


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 1 medium green pepper chopped
  • 5 links Italian sausage
  • 2 14- ounce cans diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 1/2 cup red wine
  • 1 tablespoon fresh basil
  • 1 tablespoon fresh oregano
  • 1 cup uncooked orzo


  • Add olive oil to the skillet and heat over medium heat. Add the onions and green peppers; cook until the vegetables are tender. Remove from skillet.
  • Add the Italian sausage links and cook until links are no longer pink. Remove from skillet and cut into bite size pieces.
  • Remove any extra grease from the skillet.
  • Add the cans of diced tomatoes, beef broth, red wine, and fresh herbs blend together.
  • Add the orzo to the tomato sauce and cook until tender.
  • Add back the onions, green peppers, and Italian sausage.
  • Heat until Italian sausage is heated through.
  • Serve.