Lemon Orzo Recipe

Rating 5.0
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Lemon orzo is a deliciously simple and quick side dish. It features a citrusy lemon pasta that is combined with savory feta and fresh mint and pairs wonderfully with Greek chicken.
Side Dish
Mediterranean
5
ingredients
6
steps
20
minutes
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Ingredients

Servings:
2
1 cup(s)
orzo pasta
1 tblsp
olive oil
1 - 1 1/2 tsp
freshly squeezed lemon juice
3 tblsp
chopped mint
2 tblsp
feta cheese

Directions 6 steps | 20 Minutes

Step 1

Measure and prep all ingredients.

Step 2

Fill a small pot with water. Stir in the olive oil and season with salt. Bring to a boil over high heat. Add the orzo and cook according to the package's directions. 

Step 3

Drain the cooked orzo into a medium mixing bowl.

Step 4

Add the lemon juice, mint and feta to the orzo pasta.

Step 5

Stir to combine and adjust the seasonings if needed.

Step 6

Serve with Greek chicken. Enjoy!


Notes:

Lemon orzo can be served hot or cold.

Nutrition Per Serving
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CALORIES
299
FAT
10.9 g
PROTEIN
9.3 g
CARBS
40.8 g

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Chrystal G.

Chrystal

31 Jul 2022

Warning: this recipe could be addictive

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