Heart Healthy Lemon Orzo

4
Servings
15m
Prep Time
10-12m
Cook Time
25m
Ready In

Recipe: #31302

January 17, 2019



"Made this tonight and it was delicious. And very heart-healthy."

Original recipe yields 4 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (296 g)
  • Calories 195
  • Total Fat - 10 g
  • Saturated Fat - 1.3 g
  • Cholesterol - 0 mg
  • Sodium - 931.7 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 24.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 3.7 g
  • Sugars - 1.4 g
  • Protein - 3.7 g
  • Calcium - 24.3 mg
  • Iron - 1 mg
  • Vitamin C - 21.5 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

Put chicken broth in small saucepan and bring to a boil. Add orzo and cook 10-12 minutes or just until tender.

Step 2

In the meantime, place 2 teaspoons olive oil in small skillet on medium-low heat. Add peppers and onions. Saute till onions are translucent. Add fresh thyme and saute 1 minute. Add minced garlic and saute 30 seconds. Take off heat.

Step 3

When orzo is cooked, drain in a mesh strainer and return to saucepan. Add sauted veggies, lemon juice, 2 tablespoons olive oil, black pepper and chopped basil and parsley. Stir well to combine.

Tips & Variations


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