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Try this healthy, whole-wheat orzo dish. Parsley and grated lemon and orange rind give it a fresh, zesty flavor. 

Joanne Weir
Recipe by Cooking Light November 2014

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Credit: Randy Mayor; Styling: Claire Spollen

Recipe Summary

Yield:
Serves 4 (serving size: about 1/2 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add orzo; toss to coat. Add chicken stock to pan; bring to a simmer. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 17 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Stir in parsley, lemon rind, orange rind, and salt.

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Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

147 calories; fat 3.5g; saturated fat 1.8g; sodium 195mg.
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