Orzo with Parmesan and Spinach Recipe

Looking for an easy Orzo with Parmesan and Spinach recipe? Learn how to make Orzo with Parmesan and Spinach using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by peter34222

Makes 4 servings



you can also add Morningstar chicken strip in step 1 cook for 10 minutes, follow rest of receipt. Serving size is about 3/4 cup

Recipe Ingredients for Orzo with Parmesan and Spinach

2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoons butter
60 g ) uncooked orzo pasta
14 1/2 ounce vegetable broth(swansons)
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
2 cups spinach (fresh)
1 salt and pepper to taste
28 g chopped Parsley
2 cloves of garlic
1/4 teaspoon of crushed red pepper

Recipe Directions for Orzo with Parmesan and Spinach

  1. 1.Melt butter & olive oil in heavy skillet over medium-high heat. Stir in garlic and red pepper about 1 minute until garlic is golden brown add orzo and saute until lightly browned.

  2. 2. Stir in vegetable stock and bring to boil. Cover. Reduce heat and simmer until orzo is tender and liquid is absorbed, about 15 - 20 minutes.

  3. 3.Place spinach in the skillet. Continue cooking 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until spinach is wilted. Mix in Parmesan cheese and parsley. Season with salt and pepper. Transfer to shallow bowl.

Categories

Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 164.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
211
Calories from Fat
122
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
13.6g
21%
Saturated Fat
4.9g
25%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
19mg
6%
Sodium
712mg
30%
Potassium
109mg
3%
Total Carbohydrates
14.5g
5%
Dietary Fiber
1.3g
5%
Sugars
2.0g
Protein
7.5g
Vitamin A 37% Vitamin C 8%
Calcium 16% Iron 6%
* 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
  • High in vitamin A
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • High in sodium
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