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Orzo With Parsley And Lemon Zest

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Ingredients
  Orzo pasta 1⁄2 Pound
  Coarse salt To Taste
  Extra-virgin olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
  Lemon zest 2 Tablespoon
  Flat leaf parsley 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), finely chopped (A Couple Handfuls)
Directions

MAKING
1 In a pan, add orzo and cook in salted water,for 7 to 8 minutes, till tender-crisp.
2 Throughly drain the orzo and and transfer to a warm serving bowl.
3 Sprinkle with a tablespoon of olive oil.
4 Add salt and pepper for seasoning.
5 Add lemon zest and parsley.
6 Toss well to blend the flavors with the orzo.

SERVING
7 Serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Tossed
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
15 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 500 Calories from Fat 90

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 10 g14.7%

Saturated Fat 0.55 g2.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 170.2 mg7.1%

Total Carbohydrates 87 g29.1%

Dietary Fiber 6 g23.9%

Sugars 4.7 g

Protein 15 g29%

Vitamin A 12.8% Vitamin C 49%

Calcium 3.3% Iron 15.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Orzo With Parsley And Lemon Zest Recipe