Cheesy Orzo Pasta & Veggies Recipe

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Submitted by adwmnokc

Makes 1 serving



a different take on macaroni and cheese. I didn't measure much of anything. sorry.

Recipe Ingredients for Cheesy Orzo Pasta & Veggies

4 cup Natural Goodness Chicken Broth
3 oz Heavy Whipping Cream
3 serving Bacon Lower Sodium
2 cup pieces Mushrooms
0.33 cup, chopped Onions
2 cup Spinach

Recipe Directions for Cheesy Orzo Pasta & Veggies

cook the bacon until crispy. set aside to drain. boil chicken broth in 2 quart saucepan. add pasta. keep stirring orzo in chicken broth. add chicken broth as needed. Meanwhile, saute onions, mushrooms in half the bacon drippings. set aside. work on the orzo-broth adding broth until orzo is done. mix parmesan into orzo once pasta is done. add mushrooms, onions and spinach. stir in whipping cream. chop bacon up and stir in bacon bits.
Categories

Pasta, Pork, Vegetables, Main Dish, Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1455.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
677
Calories from Fat
433
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
48.1g
74%
Saturated Fat
27.6g
138%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
144mg
48%
Sodium
2874mg
120%
Potassium
1579mg
45%
Total Carbohydrates
27.6g
9%
Dietary Fiber
9.1g
36%
Sugars
12.6g
Protein
33.1g
Vitamin A 135% Vitamin C 55%
Calcium 20% Iron 40%
* 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
88% confidence
B
  Good points
  • High in niacin
  • High in vitamin A
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in saturated fat
  • High in sodium
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