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Creamy Orzo

Creamy Orzo with Shredded Crabmeat

Crabmeat is a source of protein and many other nutrients.

Crabmeat is a source of protein and contains good amounts of Omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin A, folate, calcium, magnesium, and potassium. It is a delicate food and goes well with creamy sauces, as well as eggs.

Recipe Source: 

Smart Bites for Baby: 300 Easy-to-Make, Easy-to-Love Meals that Boost Your Baby and Toddler's Brain by Mika Shino (DeCapo Press, 2012)

Number of Servings: 


  • 1/2 onion
  • 1 Tbsp butter
  • 1 Tbsp flour
  • 1/2 c yogurt
  • 2 c chicken stock
  • 1 lb cooked crabmeat
  • 4 c cooked orzo
  • 1 tsp walnut oil
  1. Mince the onion finely. In a pan, heat the butter and cook the onions on low heat until they are translucent, 5 to 7 minutes.
  2. Add flour and cook for 2 minutes.
  3. Add yogurt and stock and stir until the mixture thickens, about 5 minutes.
  4. Add crabmeat, then the orzo and toss.
  5. Drizzle with walnut oil.
  6. Serve warm.