This Italian pasta resembles rice; this lemony dish is typical of Greek cooking.
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- Servings: 4
Source: Everyday Food, 2007
- 1 lemon
- 1 cup orzo
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 2 scallions, thinly sliced
- coarse salt and ground pepper
Using a vegetable peeler, peel half the lemon (avoiding bitter white pith); thinly slice peel. Squeeze 2 tablespoons juice; set aside.
Bring a large saucepan of salted water to a boil. Add orzo and lemon peel. Cook until orzo is al dente, according to package instructions. Drain and return to pot.
Add lemon juice, oil, and scallions. Season with salt and pepper; toss to combine.