|Recipe : Entry # 8561|
|Shrimp with Orzo and Feta|
|May: Shellfish and shrimp|
|Nonstick cooking spray
1 cup orzo (cooked according to package directions)
3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
1 1/2 cups fresh tomato, diced
3/4 cups onion, chopped green
1 cup crumbled feta cheese
1 teaspoon lemon zest
1-2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined (fresh or frozen raw shrimp work well: defrost frozen under running water prior to using)
1/4 cup fresh basil, chopped
|Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Spray a 9x13-inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. Cook the orzo (rice shaped pasta) according to the package directions, being careful not to overcook the pasta. Combine the orzo with 2 teaspoons of olive oil, tomato, green onion, feta, lemon zest and juice, and pepper; place in prepared baking dish. Combine shrimp with fresh basil and arrange on top of pasta mixture.
Cover with foil and bake for 25 minutes or until the shrimp is done. Drizzle with remaining olive oil.