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Meal Type:
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Orzo Pasta

Fast and easy rice shaped pasta.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Bring water with chicken cubes to a boil.
  2. Add orzo and simmer until al dente, approximately 8 minutes.
  3. Chop green onions, white and small amount of green. When orzo is cooked, remove from heat, stir in green onions.
  4. Stir in parmesan cheese. Salt and pepper to taste.
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Food Group Avg Member Opinion 
Grains, Pasta and Rice
Not OK*
Cheese
Not OK*
Vegetables and Vegetable Products
Favorable*
Soup
Unfavorable*
Spices and Herbs
Favorable*
Water
Favorable*
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Nutrition summary:

There are 308 calories in 1 serving of Orzo Pasta.
Calorie break-down: 7% fat, 77% carbs, 16% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
 
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 22
Calories 308
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 2.48g 4%
  Saturated Fat 0.966g 5%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 0.527g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 0.53g  
Cholesterol 4mg 1%
Sodium 1036mg 43%
Potassium 179mg  
Total Carbohydrate 58.34g 19%
  Dietary Fiber 2.8g 11%
  Sugars 1.73g  
Protein 12.1g  
 
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 5%
Calcium 8% Iron 16%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Nutrition Values are based on USDA Nutrient Database SR18
15%
of RDI*
(308 calories)
15% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
 
Carbohydrate (77%)
 
Fat (7%)
 
Protein (16%)
Carbohydrates, 58.34g (77%) Fat, 2.48g (7%) Protein, 12.1g (16%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories