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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 182.9
  • Total Fat: 0.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 174.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 36.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.6 g
  • Protein: 6.2 g

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Tomato - Herb Orzo Toss

Submitted by: JO_JO_BA

Introduction

Deliciously nutty toasted orzo is cooked to perfection with zucchini, carrots and red pepper in a diluted tomato broth before being swirled through with fresh basil and oregano. Delicious hot or room temperature as a salad. Deliciously nutty toasted orzo is cooked to perfection with zucchini, carrots and red pepper in a diluted tomato broth before being swirled through with fresh basil and oregano. Delicious hot or room temperature as a salad.
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    1 cup uncooked orzo pasta
    2 cloves garlic, crushed
    1 cup tomato juice
    3/4 cup water
    1 medium zucchini, diced
    1 medium carrot, diced
    1/2 medium red pepper, diced
    2 tbsp fresh basil, shredded
    1/2 tbsp dried oregano
    black pepper to taste

Directions

Stir orzo into a hot, dry nonstick, pan.
Cook 2 minutes, then add garlic. Cook 1 minute longer.
Pour in the juice and water. Bring to a boil.
Reduce heat to low and simmer (uncovered) 7 minutes.
Stir in, zucchini, carrot and pepper.
Cook 7 minutes longer, or until liquid has been absorbed and orzo is tender.
Stir in herbs and pepper. Serve.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JO_JO_BA.






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