Salmon and asparagus never tasted so good after being combined with Zone PastaRx Orzo and a little heat from chili and lime.
- heaping 1/2 cup Zone PastaRx Orzo
- 8 oz Asparagus - trimmed, cut into bite-size pieces
- 1 tbsp Dr. Sears’ Zone Extra Virgin Olive Oil
- 1/4 cup Red onion - finely chopped
- 3 tbsps Tomato paste
- 3 tbsps Water - reserved, add more if needed
- 2 tbsps Lime juice
- 1 tsp A Taste of Thai Garlic Chili Pepper Sauce - (for more heat, add by 1/4 tsp increments)
- to taste Ground black pepper
- 3 tbsps Canned salmon
- Prepare Zone orzo according to package directions. Add cut asparagus for the last 3 minutes. Drain, reserve 1 cup of liquid and set aside.
- Meanwhile, make chili-lime sauce by heating oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.
- Add onion; cook 5 minutes or until tender, stirring often.
- Stir in tomato paste, 3 tablespoons of reserved water, lime juice, chili sauce and pepper. Reduce heat to low; simmer 3 minutes.
- Remove from heat. Toss cooked orzo with asparagus and Chile-lime sauce together.
- Add more water if needed. Stir in salmon.