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Herbed Orzo With Peas

Herbed Orzo With Peas

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings


  • 8 ounces orzo pasta
  • 1/2 cup fresh or frozen green peas
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley leaves
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves
  • Salt


  • Bring a medium pot of salted water to a boil. Add the orzo and cook until tender, about 8 minutes. Add the peas and cook until tender, about 1 minute. Drain and rinse under cold running water. Drain well.

  • In a large bowl, toss the pasta with the oil and lemon juice. Add the green onions, parsley, and basil and toss to combine. Add salt to taste.

  • Serve at room temperature or slightly chilled.