Recipes and Cooking Summer Squash Soup with Whole Wheat Orzo By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on June 22, 2012 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Blaine Moats Total Time: 30 mins Servings: 4 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 2 tablespoon olive oil 3 cup yellow summer squash cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices (cut slices in half if desired) 2 teaspoon finely shredded lemon peel 6 cup low-sodium vegetable broth or chicken broth 3 tablespoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon ground turmeric 1 cup whole wheat orzo pasta (6 ounces) Salt Ground black pepper ¼ cup thinly sliced fresh basil Directions In a 3- to 4-quart saucepan heat oil over medium heat. Add squash and lemon peel; cook about 5 minutes or just until squash has started to soften, stirring occasionally. Add broth, lemon juice, and turmeric to squash mixture. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Add orzo. Simmer, uncovered, for 8 to 10 minutes or just until squash and orzo are tender, stirring occasionally. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Sprinkle each serving with 1 tablespoon of the fresh basil. Tips Soup will thicken upon standing as the pasta soaks up the broth in the soup. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 248 Calories 8g Fat 38g Carbs 6g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 4 Calories 248 % Daily Value * Total Fat 8g 10% Saturated Fat 1g 5% Sodium 358mg 16% Total Carbohydrate 38g 14% Total Sugars 5g Protein 6g Vitamin C 20.7mg 104% Calcium 80.8mg 6% Iron 2.7mg 15% Potassium 401mg 9% Folate, total 28.2mcg Vitamin B-6 0.2mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.