Pork Orzo Asian Pasta Recipe

Looking for an easy Pork Orzo asian pasta recipe? Learn how to make Pork Orzo asian pasta using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by ekunold

Makes 12 servings



A Paula Deen recipe originally, modified to cut out a lot of the fat.....it could also be made with chicken (I happened to have pork tenderloin leftovers).

Recipe Ingredients for Pork Orzo asian pasta

9 ounce frozen sugar snap peas
16 oz pasta, cooked and drained (use orzo)
8 oz water chestnuts, drained and chopped
24 oz pork tenderloin, shredded (3 cups)
3 green onions, chopped
1 medium red bell pepper, diced
1/8 cup vegetable oil (canola used)
2 tablespoons vinegar (used rice wine)
2 tablespoons soy sauce
2 1/2 teaspoons hoisin sauce
2 ounce slivered almonds, toasted (1/2 cup)

Recipe Directions for Pork Orzo asian pasta

  1. Cook sugar snap peas according to package directions; drain well. (or lightly steam fresh ones)

  2. In a large bowl, combine sugar snap peas, orzo, water chestnuts, chicken or pork, green onion, and red bell pepper. In a small bowl, whisk together oil, vinegar, soy sauce, and hoisin sauce. Pour over orzo mixture, tossing gently to coat. Stir in toasted almonds. Cover and chill until ready to serve.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 161.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
295
Calories from Fat
76
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
8.4g
13%
Saturated Fat
1.7g
8%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
72mg
24%
Sodium
216mg
9%
Potassium
494mg
14%
Total Carbohydrates
31.5g
10%
Dietary Fiber
1.4g
6%
Sugars
1.8g
Protein
22.5g
Vitamin A 12% Vitamin C 63%
Calcium 4% 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
A
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  • High in selenium
  • Very high in thiamin
  • Very high in vitamin C
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