Lemon Orzo

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

Minutes

Total Time

25

Minutes

Makes

7

servings

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.
Makes 7 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Technique Tip
When grating a lemon, be sure to remove only the yellow portion of the peel and not the bitter white pith below.

Nutrition Information:

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