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Orzo recipes always come together quickly and this delicious one pot recipe with shrimp and peas is no exception. 329 calories and 4 Weight Watchers Freestyle SP
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5 from 1 vote

One Pot Orzo with Shrimp & Peas

This one pot orzo recipe, with shrimp and peas, is the ultimate comfort meal and comes together in just 25 minutes.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Entrees
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: Healthy Dinner Recipes, One Pot, Seafood Recipes
Servings: 6 Servings
Calories: 329.1kcal

Ingredients

Instructions

  • In a small bowl, stir together paprika, oregano, thyme, salt, pepper and cayenne.
  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil and salt it generously. Cook orzo according to package directions, draining it when it is still a little al dente. Set aside.
  • Combine the vegetable broth and white wine in the same pot (I used a large saucepan).
  • Add the spice mix and bring to a boil. Add the greens onions, garlic and peas. Return to a rapid boil. Drop in the butter cubes and stir until the butter is melted.
  • Carefully add the shrimp and cook for 2 minutes, or until shrimp turn pink.
  • Add the cooked orzo, and the lemon zest and juice. Stir for a minute or two until the pasta absorbs all the flavorful liquid. Serve immediately.

Notes

Weight Watchers Points: 4 (Freestyle SmartPoints), 8 (SmartPoints), 8 (Points+), 6 (Old Points)

Nutrition

Serving: 1Cup | Calories: 329.1kcal | Carbohydrates: 46.5g | Protein: 18.9g | Fat: 6.4g | Saturated Fat: 2.6g | Cholesterol: 96.5mg | Sodium: 335.1mg | Fiber: 7.7g | Sugar: 2.9g