Lemon-Garlic Parmesan Orzo

Total Time
10 mins
15 mins

the garlic and lemon juice amount may be adjusted to taste, if you like some heat add in crushed red chili flakes and saute with the garlic :)

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  1. In a saucepan bring the water with bouillon powder to a boil; add in orzo and cook uncovered until tender stirring a couple times to prevent sticking; drain and place into a bowl.
  2. In another saucepan melt butter over medium heat; add in garlic and cook stirring for 2 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat, add in the cooked pasta, lemon rind and lemon juice; stir until combined.
  4. Mix in Parmesan cheese, then season with black pepper and salt if desired.