Lemon Orzo Primavera Recipe

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


Submitted by megshepps

Makes 3 servings



Pasta salad with shredded carrot, zucchini, and fresh lemon and thyme.

Recipe Ingredients for Lemon Orzo Primavera

1 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 medium Squash, Summer, Zucchini, Includes Skin
1 medium Carrots
1 cup Organic Vegetable Broth
1 lemon yields Lemon Juice
0.25 cup Parmesan, Grated Cheese
3 serving Whole wheat Orzo, Delallo

Recipe Directions for Lemon Orzo Primavera

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

Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 195.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
315
Calories from Fat
71
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
7.9g
12%
Saturated Fat
2.1g
10%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
7mg
2%
Sodium
332mg
14%
Potassium
266mg
8%
Total Carbohydrates
20.8g
7%
Dietary Fiber
3.4g
14%
Sugars
3.5g
Protein
6.9g
Vitamin A 71% Vitamin C 32%
Calcium 13% Iron 8%
* 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
92% confidence
B
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
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