Orzo With Lemony Leek Sauce

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Skippy BW

Pasta side dish - Vegetarian Times

Top Review by OliveLover

Usually, DH doesn't like orzo, but with the addition of the lemon sauce and the asparagus, it was a hit. I made this as a side dish, but next time, it might turn out to be the main course!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring medium pot of salted water to boil. Add leeks and cook 10 minutes or until tender.
  2. Drain and puree in blender with lemon juice, parsley and oil; set aside.
  3. Cook pasta according to package directions. Ass asparagus to pasta water during the last 2 minutes of cooking.
  4. Drain pasta and asparagus and transfer to large bowl. Top with leek sauce and cheese. Season with salt and pepper and serve.

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