Lemon-Orange Orzo

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Lemon-Orange OrzoRecipe
Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Claire Spollen


Try this healthy, whole-wheat orzo dish. Parsley and grated lemon and orange rind give it a fresh, zesty flavor. 

Serves 4 (serving size: about 1/2 cup)


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1 tablespoon butter
3/4 cup uncooked whole-wheat orzo
1 1/2 cups unsalted chicken stock (such as Swanson)
2 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
1/2 teaspoon grated lemon rind
1/2 teaspoon grated orange rind
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt


Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add orzo; toss to coat. Add chicken stock to pan; bring to a simmer. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 17 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Stir in parsley, lemon rind, orange rind, and salt.

Created date

September 2014

Nutritional Information

Calories 147
Fat 3.5 g
Satfat 1.8 g
Sodium 195 mg