Orzo with Sesame and Peas

Orzo with Sesame and PeasRecipe

Photo: Annabelle Breakey; Styling: Karen Shinto

Paul Pastina was looking for something colorful and light to serve with chicken and fish when he came up with this quick dish infused with Asian flavors.

Serves 4


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1 cup orzo pasta
1 cup fresh sugar-snap peas, cut into 2-in. pieces, or 3/4 cup frozen peas
1/4 cup toasted sesame seeds
1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 tablespoon rice vinegar
2 tablespoons toasted sesame oil
1/2 cup chopped cilantro


Total: 20 Minutes

1. Cook orzo according to package instructions, adding peas in the last 2 minutes.

2. Drain orzo and combine with remaining ingredients.

Created date

April 2015

Nutritional Information

Calories 287
Caloriesfromfat 35 %
Protein 8.7 g
Fat 11 g
Satfat 1.7 g
Carbohydrate 39 g
Fiber 3.9 g
Sodium 337 mg
Cholesterol 0.0 mg