Orzo with Asparagus and Almonds

The flavorful side dish blends curry, olive oil, garlic, almonds, and pasta with asparagus, a perennial springtime favorite.

Serves: 8
Serving Size: 3/4 cup
15 mins Prep time
15 mins Prep time
  • Cook orzo as directed on package, adding asparagus during last 3 minutes of cooking. Drain well

  • Mix vinegar, oil, honey, curry powder, garlic powder and sea salt in large bowl with wire whisk until well blended. Add orzo, asparagus, almonds and bell pepper; toss to coat well

  • Serve immediately or refrigerate until ready to serve

Cooking tip

To toast almonds: Spread almonds in single layer on baking sheet. Bake in preheated 350°F oven for 5 to 7 minutes or until lightly browned, stirring occasionally.

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 237Calories: 237Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 121mgProtein: 6g
  • Total Fat: 13gFiber: 3g
  • Carbohydrate: 24g