Creamy Parmesan Orzo(From Cooking Light)

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 237.5
  • Total Fat: 7.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 14.2 mg
  • Sodium: 584.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 32.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.8 g
  • Protein: 8.7 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    1 tbsp butter
    1 c orzo
    1 1/4 c fat-free, less sodium chicken broth
    1 1/4 c water
    1/4 c (1 oz.) grated fresh parmesan cheese
    2 tbsp chopped fresh basil
    1/4 tsp salt
    1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
    4 tsp pine nuts, toasted


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

In the book the nutritional info is as follows: calories-236, fat-6.4g (sat-3.2g, mono-1.8g, poly-0.8g), iron-1.8mg, cholesterol-12mg, calcium-82mg, carb-34.8g, sodium-412mg, protein-9.9g, fiber-1.7g

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ITSME_KRIS10.

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