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Lemon Orzo Pasta Recipe

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


Submitted by dashkaydot

Makes 2 servings



Lemon Orzo Pasta (without Parm Cheese)

Recipe Ingredients for Lemon Orzo Pasta

2 teaspoons olive oil
3 oz. orzo pasta
1 clove garlic, crushed
1 medium zucchini
1 medium carrot
8 oz. vegetable broth
1 teaspoon lemon zest

Recipe Directions for Lemon Orzo Pasta

Heat the oil in a pot over medium heat. Stir in orzo, and cook 2 minutes, until golden. Stir in garlic, zucchini, and carrot, and cook 2 minutes. Pour in the broth and mix in lemon zest. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer 10 minutes, or until liquid has been absorbed and orzo is tender. Season with thyme and top with Parmesan to serve.
Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 292.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
211
Calories from Fat
58
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.4g
10%
Saturated Fat
1.0g
5%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
31mg
10%
Sodium
403mg
17%
Potassium
537mg
15%
Total Carbohydrates
30.6g
10%
Dietary Fiber
2.0g
8%
Sugars
3.6g
Protein
8.7g
Vitamin A 106% Vitamin C 34%
Calcium 4% Iron 12%
* 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
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • High in thiamin
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
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