orzo with peas

orzo with peas
Servings: 6 Prep 5 mins Cook 10 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups uncooked orzo pasta
  • 1 cup frozen peas, thawed
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 teaspoon fresh oregano, chopped
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper

Make It

1. Bring a 3-quart pot of water to boiling. Lightly salt water and add orzo. Cook, stirring occasionally for 9 minutes. Stir in peas and return to a boil; boil 1 minute, then drain.

2. Toss orzo and peas with butter and oregano, stirring until butter is melted. Stir in cheese, lemon juice, zest, salt and pepper. Serve warm.

3. Makes 6 servings.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 6; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 221, Fat, total (g): 10, chol. (mg): 32, sat. fat (g): 6, carb. (g): 25, fiber (g): 2, pro. (g): 7, sodium (mg): 311, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.