Orzo and Summer Squashes

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Don’t let the name fool you. With summer squash available year round this is one dish that can be made no matter the season.

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Yield1 Serving
Total Time (mins)
  • Ingredients
  • Nutrition
  • 1/4 cup Zone PastaRx Orzo
  • 1 tsp Olive Oil
  • 1 1/2 cup Zucchini - cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1 1/2 cup Summer squash - cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 3 Tbsp water
  • 1/4 cup Green onion - sliced
  • 1 Tbsp Fresh-squeezed lemon juice - zest some rind before you squeeze for more lemon flavor
  • 1/2 tsp Dried parsley
  • 1/4 tsp Garlic powder
  • to taste Salt & pepper
  • 1 Tbsp Pumpkin seeds
Calories 335
Total Fat 12g
Carbohydrates 37g
Fiber 7g
Protein 22g

Instructions

  1. Prepare orzo according to package directions. Set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, heat the olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add water and cook the zucchini and summer squash until tender, about 15 minutes.
  3. Add the green onion and cook until wilted, about 1 minute.
  4. Stir in the cooked orzo; season with lemon zest and juice, parsley, garlic powder, salt and black pepper to serve with pumpkin seeds.