Cheesy Broccoli Orzo Recipe

Looking for an easy cheesy broccoli orzo recipe? Learn how to make cheesy broccoli orzo using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by apesm

Makes 8 servings



cheesy broccoli pasta - made w/orzo

Recipe Ingredients for cheesy broccoli orzo

1 cup orzo
8 oz of velveeta cheese, grated
4 cups frozen broccoli
1/2 white onion, chopped

Recipe Directions for cheesy broccoli orzo

  1. boil 1 cup of orzo for about 5 minutes, as orzo cooks chop onions and begin to fry onions and broccoli in skillet w/non-stick spray or butter. Grate velveeta cheese. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.

  2. Drain pasta after about 5 minutes. Let drain thoroughly and then add pasta, grated cheese into skillet and mix together until everything is mixed in.

  3. Put mixture into a 2 qt. casserole dish (oven safe) and warm in oven for 5-10 minutes, then serve.

Categories

Pasta, Side Dish, American

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 100.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
182
Calories from Fat
60
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.7g
10%
Saturated Fat
4.1g
21%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
23mg
8%
Sodium
440mg
18%
Potassium
244mg
7%
Total Carbohydrates
22.0g
7%
Dietary Fiber
1.2g
5%
Sugars
3.3g
Protein
8.5g
Vitamin A 12% Vitamin C 66%
Calcium 15% Iron 2%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C
  Good points
  • High in phosphorus
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
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