Lemon Orzo

  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 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

Steps

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  • 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.

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Tips

Expert Tips

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

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
291
% Daily Value
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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