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Grilled Green Onions with Orzo and Sweet Peas

Photo: Jennifer Causey; Styling: Claire Spollen


Serves 4 (serving size: 3/4 cup)


  • 3/4 cup whole-wheat orzo
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 1 bunch green onions, trimmed
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon rind
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 ounce shaved Manchego cheese

Nutrition Information

  • calories 197
  • fat 5.6 g
  • satfat 2.1 g
  • sodium 204 mg

How to Make It

  1. Prepare orzo according to directions, omitting salt and fat. Add peas during last 2 minutes of cooking; drain. Heat a grill pan over high heat. Toss green onions with 1 teaspoon olive oil. Cook 2 minutes on each side. Chop onions; add to orzo. Add lemon rind, lemon juice, 1 teaspoon olive oil, and salt; toss. Sprinkle with shaved Manchego cheese.