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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 274.5
  • Total Fat: 11.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 12.4 mg
  • Sodium: 323.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 32.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.9 g
  • Protein: 9.8 g

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Creamy Parmesan Orzo

Submitted by: SPARKER251

Introduction

This nice light main or side dish is even good without the pinenuts This nice light main or side dish is even good without the pinenuts
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    1 tbsp butter
    1 cup orzo pasta
    1.25 cups low sodium chicken broth
    1.25 cups water
    .24 cup parmesan cheese
    2 tbsp fresh basil, chopped
    .25 tsp black pepper
    4 tbsp pine nuts, toasted

Directions

1. Heat butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add orzo and cook 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
2, Stir in broth and water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until liquid is absorbed, and orzo is done, about 15 minutes.
3. Remove from heat; stir in cheese, basil and pepper. Sprinkle with pine nuts; serve immediately.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SPARKER251.






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