POPSUGAR Food Orzo Orzo Definition: Orzo by partysugar 9/25/07 4 Shares Like us on Facebook Orzo When translated from Italian, orzo literally means barley. However it is actually a type of pasta. Smaller than a pine nut, this rice shaped pasta makes a wonderful ingredient in soups and salads. Source Read More OrzoRiceItalianPastaDefinition Get inspired with our daily newsletter Sign up for our daily newsletter. Tech Vegetarian Home Love and Sex DIY Food Sign up with Atiyah 7 years I love orzo also; I boil it in chicken broth and add parmesan cheese. YUMMYYY lexichloe 7 years Love, love orzo...I find that I order it, and make it at home. You can experiment so much w/ orzo, cold, hot, spicy, bland, it's all good. PJ-PJ-PJ 7 years I just bought a box or orzo for the very first time. I'm going to use it in a stuffed pepper dish. Food 7 years this is one of my favorite pastas! I don't eat it often, but occasionally it makes for a great side dish.