Lemon Orzo Salad with Asparagus and Tomatoes

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 10
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 184.8
  • Total Fat: 6.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 1.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 28.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.3 g
  • Protein: 5.4 g

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Number of Servings: 10

Ingredients

    12 oz. orzo
    1 lemon, zested and juiced
    1 bunch of asparagus cut into 1 inch pieces
    1 pint of cherry or grape tomatoes
    4 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
    Salt
    Pepper

Directions

Put two large pots of water on to boil with a pinch of salt. In one pot put the asparagus and blanch for 2-3 minutes, depending on thickness of spears, and submerge in an ice bath immediately after. In the other pot cook the orzo to box directions.

While the asparagus and orzo are cooking, cut the tomatoes in halves. In a large bowl mix together the olive oil, lemon juice, lemon zest, salt and pepper. Add the orzo, asparagus, and tomatoes. Mix well.

Serving Size: Makes 10 large servings

Number of Servings: 10

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MEDIUM_MOMMA7.

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