Edamame-Orzo Salad

recipe
In the spirit of East-West fusion, Italian orzo pasta is tossed with Japanese edamame for a simple side dish. Prep and Cook Time: 30 minutes.

Yield:

Makes 4 servings

Recipe from

Sunset

Nutritional Information

Calories 210
Caloriesfromfat 43 %
Protein 8.9 g
Fat 10 g
Satfat 0.7 g
Carbohydrate 22 g
Fiber 3.5 g
Sodium 248 mg
Cholesterol 0.0 mg

Ingredients

2 cups frozen shelled edamame
1/2 cup orzo pasta
1/4 cup finely chopped red bell pepper
2 tablespoons walnut oil or vegetable oil
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1 teaspoon grated fresh lemon zest
1/2 teaspoon coarse kosher salt

Preparation

Cook edamame and orzo according to package directions; drain. Combine edamame, orzo, bell pepper, oil, lemon juice, garlic, lemon zest, and salt. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.