Lemon and Herb-Crusted Orzo and Shrimp

Looking for a flavorful seafood dinner using Green Giant® Valley Fresh Steamers™ Select® peas and Progresso® bread crumbs? Then try this citrusy, herbed dish that’s made with pasta, shrimp and veggies.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 40 min
  • ingredients 14
  • servings 6

Ingredients

1 1/4
cups uncooked orzo or rosamarina pasta (8 oz)
1
tablespoon olive oil
3
medium carrots, diced (1 cup)
1
small red bell pepper, diced (1/2 cup)
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1/2
cup Green Giant™ Steamers™ Select® frozen baby sweet peas (from 12-oz bag), thawed
4
tablespoons butter
1
lb uncooked medium shrimp, peeled (tail shells removed), deveined
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1/4
cup chicken or vegetable broth
3/4
cup Progresso™ panko crispy bread crumbs
2
teaspoons grated lemon peel
1
teaspoon dried oregano leaves
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Spray 11x7-inch (2-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray.
  • 2 Cook and drain orzo as directed on package. Meanwhile, in 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Cook carrots and bell pepper in oil 7 to 9 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender. Add garlic; cook and stir 1 minute. Stir in peas. Remove from skillet to bowl.
  • 3 In same skillet, heat 1 tablespoon of the butter over medium heat. Cook shrimp, salt and pepper in butter 1 to 2 minutes, turning once, just until shrimp start to turn pink. Stir in broth and 1 tablespoon of the butter. Stir in vegetable mixture. Spoon cooked orzo into baking dish. Spoon shrimp mixture over orzo.
  • 4 In small microwavable bowl, microwave remaining 2 tablespoons butter uncovered on High 1 minute or until melted. Stir in bread crumbs, lemon peel and oregano. Sprinkle over shrimp.
  • 5 Bake uncovered 15 minutes or until thoroughly heated and crumb topping is golden.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    380
    (
    Calories from Fat
    120),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    13g
    13%
    (Saturated Fat
    6g,
    6%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    130mg
    130%;
    Sodium
    610mg
    610%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    47g
    47%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    4g
    4%
    ),
    Protein
    19g
    19%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    120%;
    Vitamin C
    20%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 1 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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