Orzo with Chick Peas Recipe

Looking for an easy Orzo with Chick Peas recipe? Learn how to make Orzo with Chick Peas using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by motowngirl463

Makes 4 servings



Orzo with chick peas and chopped zucchini - Rachel Ray/Food Network

Recipe Ingredients for Orzo with Chick Peas

1 Salt
1/2 pound orzo
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 medium zucchini, diced
1/2 red onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic, chopped
1 freshly ground black pepper
15 ounce chick peas, drained
1/2 cup parsley leaves, chopped
1/4 cup mint leaves, finely chopped
1/2 cup feta or goat cheese, crumbled

Recipe Directions for Orzo with Chick Peas

  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add orzo and cook to al dente.

  2. Heat extra-virgin olive oil in a skillet, add zucchini, onions and garlic, season with salt and pepper and cook 6 to 7 minutes until tender, add chick peas and heat through. Toss with herbs, orzo and cheese, adjust salt and pepper. Squeeze lemon over dish and serve.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 266.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
470
Calories from Fat
119
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
13.2g
20%
Saturated Fat
3.9g
20%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
17mg
6%
Sodium
578mg
24%
Potassium
420mg
12%
Total Carbohydrates
72.0g
24%
Dietary Fiber
6.1g
24%
Sugars
2.3g
Protein
16.3g
Vitamin A 21% Vitamin C 41%
Calcium 16% Iron 17%
* 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
B+
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • Low in sugar
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