Lemony Turkey and Orzo Bowls
with Feta and Peppers
From zesty lemon to creamy feta, this meal is packed with approachable new flavours the whole family will love. Pick and choose ingredients so that everyone gets a bowl full of their favourites!
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Feta Cheese, crumbled
Sweet Bell Pepper
Tomato Sauce Base
Not included in your delivery
Before starting, wash and dry all produce. Zest Guide for Step 4 (dbl for 4 ppl): 1/4 tsp mild, 1/2 tsp medium and 1 tsp zesty! Add 6 cups water and 1 tsp salt to a large pot (use same for 4 ppl). Cover and bring to a boil over high heat. Meanwhile, core, then cut pepper into 1/2-inch pieces. Halve tomatoes. Roughly chop spinach. Zest, then juice half the lemon (whole lemon for 4 ppl). Cut any remaining lemon into wedges.
Add orzo to the boiling water. Cook uncovered, stirring occasionally, until tender, 10-12 min. Drain and return orzo to the same pot, off heat. Add 1 tbsp butter (dbl for 4 ppl). Stir until butter melts, 1 min. Cover and set aside.
Meanwhile, heat a large non-stick pan over medium-high heat. When hot, add 1 tsp oil (dbl for 4 ppl), then peppers, tomatoes and half the garlic salt. Season with pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, until tender-crisp, 5-6 min. Stir in 1 tbsp water (dbl for 4 ppl). Transfer veggies to a plate, then cover to keep warm.
Reheat the same pan over medium. When hot, add 1 tsp oil (dbl for 4 ppl), then turkey. Cook, breaking up turkey into smaller pieces, until no pink remains, 4-5 min.** Add tomato sauce base and remaining garlic salt . Cook, stirring often, until fragrant, 1-2 min. Remove from heat. Season with pepper. Sprinkle 1/2 tsp lemon zest over top, then stir to combine. (NOTE: Reference zest guide.) Cover to keep warm.
Add spinach and lemon juice to the pot with orzo. Stir until spinach wilts, 1 min. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.
Divide orzo between bowls. Top with veggies and turkey. Sprinkle with feta. Squeeze a lemon wedge over top, if desired.