Tasty Lemon Orzo with Peas: A Burst of Flavor in Every Bite
Lemon Orzo with Peas is a delightful and refreshing pasta dish that combines the flavors of citrusy lemon, tender orzo pasta, and sweet peas. It’s a perfect side dish or can be a satisfying main course with grilled chicken or shrimp.
The idea for this recipe comes from Daniella at @BlackCatKitchen with her video called:
How to Make Pasta al Limone – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=StlLsNRKpQ0
=== 🍽🍸🥩 RECIPE ===
2 cups (315g) orzo pasta
2 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp butter
12 ounces (340g) frozen peas
Finely grated zest and juice of 1 lemon
4 oz (120ml) heavy cream
½ cup (20g) grated parmesan
Salt & Pepper
Bring a pan of salted water to a boil and cook the orzo for 10 minutes until tender. Drain and set aside.
Heat a frying pan over a medium heat. Add the oil and butter. Add the peas to the pan and season with salt and pepper. Cook for 1 to 2 minutes.
Add the lemon juice and cream, and bring to a boil. Add the orzo, half of the parmesan, and the lemon zest. Stir to combine and taste for seasoning.
Top with the remaining parmesan and serve!
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=== 📑 CHAPTERS ===
00:00 About Today’s Episode
00:18 Cream Lemon Orzo with Peas
00:52 Oil and Butter in the Pan
01:26 Time to Saute the Peas
02:28 Add Flavor with Heavy Cream and Lemon
03:07 What is Tricolor Orzo?
03:49 Grated Parmesan and Lemon Zest
05:03 Finish the Orzo with Parmesan, Parley, and Olive Oil
06:05 Tasting and Recipe Recap
06:59 Social Media and Video Recommendations
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