Orzo Primavera

READY IN: 22mins
Recipe by Vino Girl

Have everything ready ahead of time because this goes quickly once you start cooking! From Southern Living.

Top Review by Mustang Sally 54269

Very tasty & has all my favorite ingredients. I didn't have lemon rind so I used lemon pepper instead (& omitted white pepper) and it worked great. I started buying fresh parmesan & it makes a hugh difference in these type of recipes. Thanks for sharing.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine water and salt in a large Dutch oven; bring to a boil.
  2. Add orzo and cook 5 minutes.
  3. Add asparagus and cook 4 more minutes.
  4. Drain and set aside in a large serving bowl.
  5. Cook garlic and bell pepper in margarine and oil in Dutch oven over medium heat, stirring constantly, 1 minute or until crisp-tender.
  6. Keep stirring, and add peas; cook another minute. Add broth, lemon rind, and white pepper; bring to a boil and cook one minute.
  7. Add vegetable mixture to orzo and asparagus; toss and top with parmesan cheese.

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