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Just 6 ingredients are all you need to make this fresh pasta side. The lemon and basil brighten the dish making it perfect for a spring gathering. Add cooked shrimp or chicken for a hearty lunch or light supper.

Recipe by Oxmoor House January 2006

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Credit: Oxmoor House

Recipe Summary

prep:
6 mins
cook:
16 mins
total:
22 mins
Yield:
4 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cook the orzo according to package directions, omitting the salt and fat. Drain.

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  • . While orzo cooks, heat oil in a medium nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add lemon rind and garlic; sauté 1 minute. Remove from heat. Add orzo, basil, and remaining ingredients; toss well. Garnish with basil, if desired. Serve immediately.

Source

Oxmoor House Healthy Eating Collection

Nutrition Facts

154 calories; fat 3.6g; saturated fat 0.7g; protein 5.1g; carbohydrates 24.8g; cholesterol 2mg; iron 0.2mg; sodium 184mg; calories from fat 21%; fiber 1.4g; calcium 36mg.
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