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Lemon Orzo

  • Category: Side Dish
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  • Town/State: Sonora, CA
  • Serving Size: 4 – 5
  • Preparation Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Cooking time: 20 minutes
Amount Measure Ingredients
1 lb Orzo pasta
3/4 cup pine nuts or sliced almonds (toasted)
3/4 cup flat leaf parsley
2   lemons, juice of and a little lemon zest
2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil

To prepare:

In large pot of boiling, salted water, cook the Orzo pasta, al dente (9 minutes). Drain, return to pot. Stir in the toasted nuts, parsley, lemon juice,lemon peel & olive oil. Season with salt & pepper. Lovely served warm or (I love it) straight out of the refrigerator!