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


How To:

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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