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Edamame-Orzo Salad

Yield Makes 4 servings
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.

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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  1. 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.

  2. Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.