Spring Pea Orzo

Preparation:  30 min. Cooking: 0 min. Total: 30 min.
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  • 1 lemons
  • 1/2 Lb uncooked orzo pasta
  • 4 Tbsp shallots, minced , or red onions
  • 2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 1/2 Cup frozen peas , or cooked frresh
  • 1 Cup snow peas , blanched and chopped
  • 1 Cup fresh parsley , chopped
  • 1/2 Cup sliced almonds , toasted
Grate zest from lemon. Each lemon should give you about 2 tsp. Cut lemon in half; squeeze juice from lemon into a cup and set aside.

Prepare pasta according to package directions. Whisk together shallots, next 4 ingredients, and lemon juice. Toss together pasta and shallot mixture. Cover with plastic wrap, and chill 1 to 48 hours.

Toss together pasta, peas, snow peas, next 2 ingredients, and lemon zest just before serving. Add salt, pepper, and additional lemon juice to taste.
Calories
280 Cal
Fat
9.1 g
Carbs
41 g
Protein
10 g
Fiber
6.7 g
Sugar
3.8 g
Cholesterol
0 mg
Sodium
240 mg


Nutrients

Fiber     6.7 g
Fat     9.1 g
Sugar     3.8 g
Carbs     41 g
Protein     10 g
Calories     280 Cal

Fats

Fat, Poly     1.7 g
Fat, Mono     5.9 g
Fat, Sat     1 g
Fat, Trans     0 g
Fat, Percent     29 %

Vitamins

Vitamin, K     180 mcg     150 %
Vitamin, A     1500 IU     51 %
Vitamin, B12     0 mcg     0 %
Niacin     3.7 mg     23 %
Riboflavin     0.4 mg     30 %
Vitamin, C     46 mg     51 %
Vitamin, D     0 IU     0 %
Vitamin, B6     0.2 mg     14 %
Vitamin, E     3 mg     20 %
Panto, Acid     0.6 mg     12 %
Choline     22 mg     4.1 %
Thiamin     0.5 mg     41 %

Minerals

Calcium     78 mcg     7.8 %
Phosphorus     170 mg     24 %
Magnesium     71 mg     17 %
Copper     0.3 mcg     34 %
Fluoride     0.1 mcg     2.7 %
Zinc     1.4 mg     13 %
Cholesterol     0 mg     0.5 %
Sodium     240 mg     16 %
Selenium     36 mcg     65 %
Manganese     0.7 mg     10 %
Potassium     410 mg     8.7 %
Iron     4 mg     50 %