Chorizo, orzo & sweetcorn summer stew

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Preparation and cooking time

  • Prep:10 mins
  • Cook:25 mins
  • Easy
  • Serves 2

Fry veg with chorizo and orzo to make this healthy, colourful summer stew. You can add any leftover veg you have in the fridge to reduce food waste

Nutrient Unit
kcal 389
fat 12g
saturates 4g
carbs 50g
sugars 17g
fibre 8g
protein 16g
salt 1.2g

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • bunch of spring onions , sliced, green and white parts separated
  • 1 red pepper , cut into small cubes
  • 50g chorizo , cut into small cubes
  • 1 garlic clove , crushed
  • 75g orzo
  • ½ tsp smoked paprika
  • 200g can sweetcorn , drained
  • 1 large tomato , chopped
  • 350ml low-salt chicken or vegetable stock
  • ½ small bunch of parsley , chopped
  • ½ lemon , zested and juiced

Method

  • STEP 1

Heat the oil in a deep frying pan and fry the white parts of the spring onions, the peppers and chorizo for 8 mins, until the peppers are soft and the chorizo is just golden.

  • STEP 2

Stir in the garlic, orzo, paprika, sweetcorn and tomato, and fry for 2-3 mins more. Pour in the stock. Bring to a simmer and cook for 8-10 mins, stirring often, until the orzo is tender. Stir in the parsley, the green parts of the spring onions, and the lemon juice and zest.

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