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Orzo with Asparagus and Goat Cheese

Points® value

Meal Items

uncooked orzo

¼ cup(s)

table salt

1 pinch(es)


¾ cup(s), cut into bite-size pieces


½ small, chopped

Soft goat cheese

2 Tbsp

lemon zest

¼ tsp, grated

black pepper

1 pinch(es), freshly ground


Cook orzo in salted water as package directs, adding asparagus to water 3 minutes before orzo will be done. Reserve 1/4 cup orzo cooking water and then drain orzo and asparagus; return orzo and asparagus to pot. Add tomato, cheese, zest and pepper to pot; toss to coat. Stir in enough cooking water to create a creamy sauce.