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Golden zucchini and orzo

Time 35 minutes
Yields Serves 4
Golden zucchini and orzo
1

Spray medium saucepan with nonstick cooking spray and add olive oil. Cook garlic and onion in saucepan over medium-low heat until onion is tender, about 2 minutes. Stir in orzo and cook and stir about 1 minute. Stir in water and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Increase heat to high and bring to boil. Reduce heat to simmer, cover and cook until orzo is tender, about 12 minutes.

2

While orzo is cooking, steam zucchini or squash in steamer basket over boiling water until tender, about 15 minutes.

3

Stir cooked squash into orzo. Stir in dill and lemon peel. Season to taste with salt. Serve with sprinkle of toasted pine nuts.


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