Jambalaya Lentil & Orzo Skillet

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 20 min 5
Jambalaya Lentil & Orzo Skillet
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1 cup Orzo, dry
1 tbsp Canola oil
454 gm Shrimp, raw (baby shrimp)
1 cup White onion (chopped, or red onion)
4 clove Cloves (chopped)
2 cup chopped Green bell pepper
1 tsp, ground Thyme, dried
1 tsp Paprika
1 tsp Oregano, dried
1 dash Cayenne pepper
3/4 cup Crushed tomatoes canned
1/2 cup Water
1 cup Green lentils, canned (drained, rinsed)
1/2 cup Green onion (thinly sliced, optional)


Cook orzo in water to al dente, according to package instructions.

While orzo is cooking, heat a large skillet with oil and lightly sauté shrimp. Remove shrimp from the pan and reserve.

Add onions, garlic, and green bell peppers and cook until lightly golden. Add spices and cook for 1 minute. Stir in tomatoes and water and simmer for 1-2 minutes.

When orzo is ready, drain and stir in along with cooked lentils and shrimp into the skillet. Simmer for 2-3 minutes. Season with salt and pepper to taste, garnish with green onions and serve.


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 309
Calories from fat 51
Calories from saturated fat 7.1
Total Fat 5.6 g
Saturated Fat 0.8 g
Trans Fat 0.1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.9 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.2 g
Cholesterol 138 mg
Sodium 193 mg
Potassium 682 mg
Total Carbohydrate 40 g
Dietary Fiber 5.8 g
Sugars 5.3 g
Protein 27.3 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Grain 1.1
Meat 1.0
Meat Alternative 0.3
Vegetables 2.0

Energy sources