Orzo with Cherry Tomatoes and Lemon

Number of Servings: 4 (245g)
Active Time: 10 min.
Total Time: 25 min.
Orzo with Cherry Tomatoes and Lemon

Sometimes really great ingredients are key to simple cooking. Add your favorite herbs to give this dish a more personal feel.

Tip: To halve your cherry tomatoes quickly, place them between two plates and, keeping gently pressure on the top plate, run a sharp knife between the two plates.


  • 2 tsp. olive oil
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 cup orzo
  • 2 cups chicken or vegetable stock
  • 2 tsp. chopped fresh thyme
  • 1 Tbsp. pine nuts, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon zest
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. pepper


  1. In a large frying pan, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the tomatoes and garlic and cook until the tomatoes are tender (3 minutes). Set aside.
  2. In a large saucepan, combine the orzo and chicken stock over medium-high heat. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat to low, cover and simmer until the pasta is al dente (6-7 minutes).
  3. Remove pasta from the heat and let stand, covered, until almost all of the liquid is absorbed  (3-4 minutes).
  4. Add remaining ingredients and tomato mix. Toss gently to combine.

Nutrition Facts

4 servings per container

Serving Size 245g

Amount per serving
Calories 230
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5.5g 8%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.5g
Cholesterol 1mg 0%
Sodium 210mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 37g 13%
Dietary Fiber 2.5g 11%
Total Sugars 4g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 30g
Protein 9g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 29mg 2%
Iron 2mg 10%
Potassium 410mg 8%
Vitamin A 35.4mcg 4%
Vitamin C 13mg 15%
Vitamin E 0.9mg 6%
Vitamin K 8.7mcg 8%
Thiamin 0.4mg 35%
Riboflavin 0.2mg 15%
Niacin 4.6mg 30%
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 6%
Folate 138.3mcg 35%
Vitamin B12 0.1mcg 4%
Biotin 3mcg 10%
Chloride 68.3mg 2%
Pantothenate 0.1mg 0%
Phosphorus 180.2mg 15%
Iodine 0mcg 0%
Magnesium 56.2mg 15%
Zinc 1.3mg 10%
Selenium 0.6mcg 2%
Copper 0.3mg 35%
Manganese 0.3mg 15%
Chromium 0.6mcg 2%
Molybdenum 4.4mcg 8%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Low Sodium Chicken Broth (chicken Broth (filtered Water, Chicken Stock, Sea Salt), Chicken Flavor, Onion Powder, Potato Flour, Yeast Extract, Garlic Powder, Flavor, Turmeric And Flavor), Tomatoes, Orzo Pasta (duram Semolina Wheat Flour, Niacin, Ferrous Sulfate, Thiamin Mononitrate, Riboflavin And Folic Acid), Olive Oil, Pine Nuts, Lemon Peel, Parmesan Cheese (milk, Cultures, Salt, Enzymes), Garlic, Thyme, Salt, Black Pepper.

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