Spinach-Lemon Orzo with Shrimp

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  • 1 C. orzo

  • 2 C. water, chicken or vegetable stock

  • 6 oz. fresh spinach

  • 2 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil

  • juice of half a lemon

  • kosher salt & freshly cracked black pepper

  • 1/2 lb. shrimp


  1. Cook the orzo according to the directions on the box.

  2. While the orzo is cooking, season the shrimp with salt, pepper and red pepper flakes. Saute the shrimp in butter until just cooked through. Turn off the heat and set aside.

  3. Once the orzo is finished, add in the spinach, olive oil, and lemon juice. Toss until the spinach wilts down. Season with salt and pepper. Top with the cooked shrimp.