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Lemon Orzo

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Lemon Orzo
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Servings 7
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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.
Updated Mar 4, 2012

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
Make With
Make With
Progresso Broth

Steps

  • 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.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    When grating a lemon, be sure to remove only the yellow portion of the peel and not the bitter white pith below.

Nutrition

291 Calories, 10g Total Fat, 15g Protein, 35g Total Carbohydrate

Nutrition Facts

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