Orzo, Asparagus & Pea Salad

Orzo, Asparagus & Pea Salad
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 242.8
  • Total Fat: 4.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 18.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 44.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.7 g
  • Protein: 8.6 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    200g orzo
    1/2 cup frozen peas
    1 bunch asparagus, woody ends trimmed, cut into 3 cm pieces
    1/2 cup basil leaves & 2 Tbl chopped basil
    Grated zest & juice of 1 lemon
    1 Tbl extra virgin olive oil
    Pinch of caster sugar


Cook the orzo in a large saucepan of boiling salted water according to the packet directions. Add the peas and asparagus for the final 2 minutes of cooking. Rinse under cold water and drain well.

Place the orzo, peas, asparagus and basil in a large bowl. Whisk the lemon zest, juice, olive oil and sugar together then pour over the orzo and gently toss. Season with salt and pepper and serve.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user IMELDASHOEQUEEN.