Important Update: Calorie Count will be shutting down on March 15th. Please click here to read the announcement. Data export is available.

Orzo with Pesto and Peas Recipe

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


Submitted by robotgirl

Makes 8 servings



Cooking Light MARCH 1999. Arugula, an aromatic salad green with a peppery mustard flavor, gives this easy-to-make pesto its unique flavor. Add fresh shelled peas and pasta, and you have a quick spring meal.

Recipe Ingredients for Orzo with Pesto and Peas

2 tablespoons Chopped Walnuts
1 garlic clove, peeled
1 1/2 cups Organics Baby Spinach
1 1/2 cups Arugula
3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
2 tablespoons water
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
1 cup orzo
1 cup green peas

Recipe Directions for Orzo with Pesto and Peas

  1. To prepare pesto, drop walnuts and garlic through food chute with food processor on; process until minced. Add spinach and next 6 ingredients (spinach through pepper); process until finely minced. With food processor on, slowly pour oil through food chute; process until well-blended.

  2. Combine pesto, orzo, and peas in a large bowl, and toss well.

Categories

Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 65.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
142
Calories from Fat
43
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.8g
7%
Saturated Fat
0.8g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
2mg
1%
Sodium
187mg
8%
Potassium
123mg
4%
Total Carbohydrates
19.6g
7%
Dietary Fiber
2.2g
9%
Sugars
2.4g
Protein
5.1g
Vitamin A 12% Vitamin C 14%
Calcium 3% Iron 6%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

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

Fat
Protein
Carbs
Alcohol
Other

Calorie Breakdown
Nutrition Breakdown
Daily Values
Daily Values

Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B-
  Good points
  • Very low in cholesterol
  •  
    Join Calorie Count - It's Easy and Free!
    CREATE FREE ACCOUNT
    Advertisement