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Tangy Lemon Orzo

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Category: Pasta

 Ingredients List

  • 4 tb Olive oil
  • 4 Thin green onions, finely
  • -sliced
  • 1 md Red bell pepper, seeded and
  • -finely diced
  • 1/8 ts Crushed red pepper flakes
  • 2 tb Water
  • 1 c Orzo pasta, cooked
  • 1/4 c Finely minced parsley
  • 3 tb Lemon juice
  • 1/4 ts Salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • -to taste
  • Optional:
  • 1 tb Grated Parmesan cheese


1. In a large nonstick skiller heat 2 tablespoons oil over medium heat. Add
green onions, bell pepper and pepper flakes. Saute 1 minute. Add the water
and cook 3 to 4 minutes, until the vegetables are tender.

2. Drain the hot orzo and add to the skillet. Add the remaining olive oil,
the parsley, lemon juice, salt and pepper; stir over medium-low heat a few
minutes so that the orzo absorbs some of the flavour.

3. Stir in the Parmesan cheese if using, and serve.

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