Lemon Orzo

Looking for an Italian side dish made using Progresso® chicken broth? Then check out this delicious pasta seasoned with lemon that’s ready in 25 minutes.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 7

Ingredients

6
cups Progresso™ chicken broth (from two 32-oz cartons)
1
package (16 oz) orzo or rosamarina pasta
1/4
cup butter or margarine
2
tablespoons grated lemon peel
2
tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 1/2
cups freshly grated Parmesan cheese
1/2
teaspoon freshly ground pepper
Shredded Parmesan cheese, if desired
  • 1 In 4- to 5-quart Dutch oven, heat broth to boiling. Stir in pasta. Cook uncovered 9 to 11 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender. Drain; set aside
  • 2 In same pan, melt butter over medium heat. Add pasta, lemon peel, lemon juice, grated cheese and pepper. Stir gently just until cheese is melted. Sprinkle individual servings with shredded cheese.

Expert Tips

When grating a lemon, be sure to remove only the yellow portion of the peel and not the bitter white pith below.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
291
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
5 1/2g,
5 1/2%
),
Sodium
853mg
853%;
Total Carbohydrate
35g
35%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
),
Protein
15g
15%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 1 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.