Orzotto is the name for our lighter, risotto-style dish made with small, rice-shaped pasta called “orzo”, which has a velvety texture when cooked. Fresh beetroot gives this its distinctive colour and is paired with our mustard seed, peppercorn and dill blend. A white wine reduction provides depth and the creamy goat's cheese melts into the pasta along with wilted rocket. This dish is excellent as a light supper. 

Cook our delicious Beetroot Orzotto in just Minutes

We’ve sourced and blended all of the unique flavour ingredients to make our authentic Beetroot Orzotto. We bring these all together in a recipe kit, which consists of 3 flavour pots; a Mustard Dill Seasoning pot, a Orzotto Stock pot and a White Wine Reduction pot. Simply follow our recipe, adding a few items from your fridge, to cook this delicious Beetroot Orzotto in just 30 minutes.

How Our Recipes Kits Work

We provide flavour ingredients:

  • Mustard Dill Seasoning
  • Orzotto Stock
  • White Wine Reduction

Your shopping list:

1
onion
 
150g
orzo pasta
 
180g
cooked beetroot
 
80g
goat cheese (crumbly)
 
50g
rocket
 
10g
butter
 
Handful
of walnuts(optional)
 
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Our 30 minute recipe

  • 1.

    Cook the onion 

    Boil 400ml of water in your kettle. 

    Melt the butter in a non-stick pan over medium-low heat. Add the onion. Stir occasionally to soften it for 3 mins, then add the MUSTARD DILL SEASONING and mix it in.

  • 2.

    Add the beetroot 

    Add the orzo pasta and fry for 1 min, then add the WHITE WINE REDUCTION and a splash of water to the pan.  

    Add the beetroot and mix well.

  • 3.

    Let it simmer 

    Add the ORZOTTO STOCK with 400ml boiling water. Bring it to the boil then cover with a lid (slightly askew), reduce the heat to medium-low and let it cook for 15-20 mins, stirring every so often.
    You can add 100ml more water if it’s getting too dry.

  • 4.

    Add the goat's cheese 

    When the pasta is cooked to your liking (it should be soft, like risotto), stir in half of the goat’s cheese

    Add a handful of rocket and stir it in to wilt it.

  • 5.

    Serve! 

    Serve the pasta in bowls, topped with some fresh rocket and a couple of teaspoons of goat’s cheese as garnish, which will slowly melt. 

    If you’re having walnuts, sprinkle them on top and get stuck in.

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Beetroot Orzotto Reviews

BASED ON 162 reviews

Zoe - Nov 11, 2019

Absolutely delicious- very unusual

Catherine - Nov 10, 2019

Lush!

Gemma - Sep 16, 2019

Very tasty but found it a bit salty

Matina - Sep 12, 2019

This was delicious! It was light, fresh and left me satisfied. I will be getting this again and it is in my top five!

Lisa - Sep 11, 2019

Used half courgette and half beetroot. Worked well

Rowena - Sep 05, 2019

Really lovely, will definitely have again

Elizabeth - Aug 14, 2019

This was nice but a bit bland. Next time I might try it with chilli beetroot to give it more of a kick

Paul - Aug 11, 2019

Excellent dish everytime it really is something different and easy to prepare and very tasty

Becca - Jun 05, 2019

Nice if you like beetroot!

Gill - May 24, 2019

Grim.

Jessica - May 13, 2019

This was tasty but a little but sweet

S - Apr 26, 2019

Very bland

Margaret - Apr 16, 2019

Super tasty, and really easy to make.

Mary-Anne - Feb 05, 2019

A bit sweet and rich for us

Theresa - Feb 04, 2019

Please don’t send this again

Kathy - Jan 24, 2019

Loved this!

Julie - Jan 22, 2019

Loved this the goats cheese makes it lovely and creamy

Beth - Jan 09, 2019

I substituted fresh asparagus for the beetroot and it was much better. I may try courgette or red peppers next time.

George - Oct 31, 2018

Wonderful dish, full of colour & different flavours

Lindsey - Oct 26, 2018

Nice dish for autumn.

Jonathan - Oct 24, 2018

Horrid as I don’t like beetroot

Karin - Oct 10, 2018

So tasty! Found the orzo in Sainsbury’s

Julie - Sep 28, 2018

Very easy to do and extremely tasty. A very satisfying meal.

Gary - Sep 21, 2018

Lovely

Rebecca - Sep 19, 2018

Delicious! More tasty than I expected. Lovely flavour. Both light and flavoursome.

Tanya - Aug 31, 2018

Better than I expected

Julie - Aug 22, 2018

Sublime!

Susanna - Aug 18, 2018

Ok but wouldn’t make again.

Sarah - Jul 24, 2018

Absolutely loved this. I used risotto rice instead and it was fantastic.

Penny - Jul 11, 2018

This looked a little scary but totally gorgeous, loved the pasta never tried that before

Trudi - Jun 29, 2018

A bit too beetrooty for me.

Alicja - Jun 28, 2018

It doesn’t kill your taste buds by being super spicy, which is a nice change for me since I use Simply Cook. It has a nice and unique flavour. I used macaroni pasta instead :)

Katy - Jun 27, 2018

Great flavours and they came together to make a really satisfying dish ????

Valerie - Jun 21, 2018

Different and lovely

Michelle - Jun 05, 2018

I thought this was delicious, as did my guests!

Sam - May 28, 2018

Beetroot was the overpowering taste so we could not taste the herb /spice pots!

Harry - Apr 22, 2018

Not for me.

Jonathan - Feb 28, 2018

My husband liked it, unfortunately I had an unfortunate experience as a child with beetroot soup. I am keen to try everything we are given, but not beetroot again

Luca - Feb 16, 2018

Beetroot and goat's cheese or feta just match well. No exception in this unusual dish here.

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