Creamy Lemon Orzo + Spinach
This Creamy Lemon Orzo + Spinach is a wonderful side dish or healthy main dish. Adding chicken makes it a comforting cozy meal you can have for days.
8 ounces uncooked orzo pasta
2 tbls butter
2 tbls EVOO
2-3 cloves chopped fresh garlic
6 cups fresh spinach
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
1 cup cherry tomatoes, cut in half
1 lemon juiced
1 teaspoon freshly grated lemon zest
1/2 - 1 cup broth
Cook orzo according to the package directions. Drain.
In the same pot add your butter + EVOO and heat. Add in garlic, and cook for 2 minutes. Return the cooked orzo to the pot, stir. Add spinach, salt + pepper. Cook until spinach wilts. Add in tomatoes, lemon, and parm. Remove from heat. Add broth to make your desired consistency. Check seasoning. ENJOY!
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