Lemon Orzo Primavera

1 tablespoon olive oil
1 cup uncooked orzo pasta
1 clove garlic, crushed
1 medium zucchini, shredded
1 medium carrot, shredded
1 (14 ounce) can vegetable broth
1 lemon, zested
1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese



Heat the oil in a pot over medium heat. Stir in orzo, and cook 2 minutes, until golden.

Stir in garlic, zucchini, and carrot, and cook 2 minutes.

Pour in the broth and mix in lemon zest. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer 10 minutes, or until liquid has been absorbed and orzo is tender.

Season with thyme and top with Parmesan to serve.

Serves 4


From Full Moon Natives recipe files