Orzo With Peas & Shrimp

4
Servings
10m
Prep Time
30m
Cook Time
40m
Ready In


"We really enjoyed this easy recipe. Recipe source: Cooking Light (December 2016)"

Original recipe yields 4 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (456.2 g)
  • Calories 295.1
  • Total Fat - 9.3 g
  • Saturated Fat - 2.3 g
  • Cholesterol - 153.4 mg
  • Sodium - 1812.1 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 31.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 5.7 g
  • Sugars - 5.1 g
  • Protein - 21.4 g
  • Calcium - 133.1 mg
  • Iron - 3.3 mg
  • Vitamin C - 22.4 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.2 mg

Step 1

In a large skillet or pot over medium high heat heat the oil and then add the onion, thyme, and garlic - cook for 5 minutes or until onion is tender, stirring frequently. Add orzo and cook for another 2 minutes or until toasted, stirring to coat. Stir in wine and bring to a boil. Cook for 2 minutes or until liquid almost evaporates.

Step 2

Stir in 2 cups broth and salt and bring to a boil on high heat; reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in remaining broth (1 1/2 cups), peas, rind and shrimp and cook for another 5 minutes or until shrimp is done. Remove pan from heat and stir in juice, pepper and cream cheese.

Step 3

Divide mixture among 4 plates or bowls and sprinkle with chives.

Tips & Variations


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