- 3/4 cup uncooked orzo
- 2 teaspoons canola oil
- 2 teaspoons grated lemon rind
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
- 2 tablespoons (1/2 ounce) grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- Basil sprigs (optional)
How to Make It
Cook the orzo according to package directions, omitting the salt and fat. Drain.
. While orzo cooks, heat oil in a medium nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add lemon rind and garlic; sauté 1 minute. Remove from heat. Add orzo, basil, and remaining ingredients; toss well. Garnish with basil, if desired. Serve at room temp. to avoid flare-ups and Enjoy!