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Lemony Orzo

Yield Makes 4 servings
Lemon peel strips and fresh lemon juice give Lemony Orzo its bright, citrusy flavor.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup orzo
  • 2 large lemon peel strips
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • Garnish: lemon zest

How to Make It

  1. Bring chicken broth, olive oil, and 1/2 cup water to a simmer in a medium saucepan. Stir in orzo and lemon peel strips; cook 12 minutes or until liquid is absorbed and orzo is tender. Remove lemon peel; stir in lemon juice, salt, and pepper. Garnish, if desired.