Orzo with Asparagus
This can be a main dish or side dish.
One pound of orzo
Two bundles of asparagus
4 cloves garlic
4 tablespoons olive oil
salt and pepper
One lemon zested and juiced
1/2 cup lemon garlic salad dressing
Boil the orzo in salted water till it is slightly underdone
Sauté the garlic and oil together
Cut the asparagus into one to two inch pieces and stir fry in the garlic oil till crisp tender
Season with salt, pepper and lemon zest
Add the cooked, drained orzo.
Add the lemon juice and salad dressing.
Watch it disappear
I had six adults for dinner and served this as a side dish and just had one small cup leftover.
You can add feta or parmesan cheese if you like.
It was a delicious meal. Grilled steak, orzo with asparagus, corn on the cob and a big salad with balsamic dressing and goat cheese