Orzo and Asparagus side dish

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 225.3
  • Total Fat: 5.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 3.6 mg
  • Sodium: 668.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 34.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.6 g
  • Protein: 8.5 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    1 cup orzo
    2 T olive oil
    3 gloves garlic, finely chopped
    1 pound asparagus, cooked and trimmed diagonally
    3/4 tsp salt
    lemon zest
    1 T lemon juice
    1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese


Cook orzo according to directions. Heat oil over medium heat, add garlic and cook until softened (about 3 minutes). Add asparagus and heat about 2 minutes. Stir in orzo and salt.

Remove from heat, add lemon zest, lemon juice and cheese.

Serve hot, at room temperature, or cold.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user DRESSAGEGAL.

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  • Just made this...it was very good. I added a little white wine. - 9/21/11

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  • I like this recipe hot or cold, but eating it cold is my favorite. I usually serve it over some baby greens. I also add 1/4 cup chopped onions when cooking the asparagus. Delish ! - 6/27/10

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