Lemon Orzo

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 10 min
  • Prep: 2 min
  • Cook: 8 min
  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings
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4 cups low-sodium chicken broth

2 cups water

1 pound orzo

2 tablespoons olive oil

1 teaspoon lightly packed lemon zest

3/4 teaspoon kosher salt


  1. Combine broth and water in a small pot and bring to a boil over high heat. When it boils, add orzo. Bring back to a boil, then cover and simmer for 5 to 6 minutes, until most of the liquid has cooked off.
  2. Remove from heat and stir in oil, zest, and salt. Taste, adjust seasoning as desired, and serve immediately.

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