Shrimp Orzo with Feta

Shrimp Orzo with Tomato, Feta and Cilantro
Shrimp Orzo with Feta Recipe-Orzo with Shrimp, Feta Cheese-Shrimp and Feta Orzo
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Ingredients

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1¼ cups Orzo pasta uncooked, whole wheat
2 tbsp Olive oil
2 cloves Garlic minced
2 Tomatoes medium, chopped
2 tbsp Lemon juice
1¼ pounds Shrimp uncooked (26-30 per pound), peeled and deveined
2 tbsp Cilantro fresh, minced
¼ tsp Black pepper
Salt for cooking orzo pasta
½ cup Feta cheese crumbled

Nutritional information

406
Calories
12g
Fat
40g
Carbohydrate
33g
Protein
180mg
Cholesterol
307mg
Sodium
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If your family is big into seafood then this Shrimp Orzo with Feta recipe is going to be a real hit! It’s not often that you’ll find me designing recipes without red meat somewhere in the list of ingredients but I do enjoy shrimp and other shellfish, almost with the same sort of passion.

This recipe is quick and easy and a safe dinner that just can’t go wrong!

To make Shrimp Orzo with Feta, you will need the following ingredients:

Shrimp Orzo with Feta Recipe-Orzo with Shrimp, Feta Cheese-Shrimp and Feta Orzo

So, how to make Shrimp Orzo with Feta?

Steps

1
Done
10

Cook orzo

Cook 1¼ cups of whole-wheat orzo according to package instructions. Once cooked, drain orzo, set aside and keep warm.

2
Done
2

Cook garlic

Meanwhile, in a large skillet over medium heat, heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil and add 2 cloves of minced garlic. Cook while tossing for about 1 minute until fragrant.

3
Done
2

Add tomatoes and lemon juice

Add 2 medium chopped tomatoes with 2 tablespoons of lemon juice and bring the skillet to a boil.

4
Done
4

Add shrimp

Once boiling, add about 1¼ pounds of uncooked shrimp and stir through. Reduce the heat and simmer, uncovered for about 4 minutes until shrimp is pink in color and cooked.

5
Done
2

Combine orzo dish

Add cooked orzo to the mixture in the skillet along with 2 tablespoons of freshly chopped cilantro and ¼ teaspoon of pepper. Cook until heated through.

6
Done

Serve

Sprinkle with feta cheese and serve!

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Jeff is a 38-year-old bachelor who prefers not to waste his time on salads and light meals. He’s a true carnivore who knows how to enjoy food to the max! Jeff will tell you how to cook rich and filling meals from scratch, bringing some real meaty decadence to your kitchen. His recipes are sure to satisfy every meat lover!

Recipe Reviews

Average Rating:
(5)
Total Reviews: 1
Athina

So delicious and healthy!

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