Lemon Herbed Orzo Pasta Recipe

Looking for an easy Lemon Herbed Orzo Pasta recipe? Learn how to make Lemon Herbed Orzo Pasta using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by queenlucimay

Makes 6 servings



Serve this with Sautéed Shrimp and Asparagus

Recipe Ingredients for Lemon Herbed Orzo Pasta

8 oz Orzo Dry
2 tsp Lemon Peel
1 tbsp Basil, Fresh
1 tbsp chopped Chives
2 tsp Thyme, Fresh
1/4 tsp Sea Salt
0.25 tsp Pepper, Black

Recipe Directions for Lemon Herbed Orzo Pasta

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain pasta, reserving 1/4 cup of the pasta water.

  2. Return pasta and reserved pasta water to saucepan. Stir in lemon peel, basil, chives, thyme, salt, and black pepper. Cook and stir over medium heat until water is absorbed. Serve warm.

Categories

Pasta, Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 40.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
134
Calories from Fat
6
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
0.7g
1%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Sodium
65mg
3%
Potassium
7mg
0%
Total Carbohydrates
28.3g
9%
Dietary Fiber
1.5g
6%
Sugars
0.7g
Protein
4.7g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 3%
Calcium 0% Iron 7%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
82% confidence
C+
  Good points
  • No saturated fat
  • Low in sodium
  • Low in sugar
  • High in thiamin
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