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Orzo Pasta

Fast and easy rice shaped pasta.



  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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Mmm! Just what I'm looking for, thank you. All I have to count on Slimming World is the parmasan and I can have 30grms as a healthy extra 'a' choice, so this recipe will fit right in :)
26 Nov 12 by member: fjrgal62
Now, I can cook orzo which is kept for sometime. 1800-300
27 Oct 10 by member: swin
Easy and everyone loved it, especially young children.
10 Aug 10 by member: jransom05
I can't have this during the 11 day menu while on Fat loss for idiots
This is a quick and easy side dish. My whole family likes it.
18 Dec 07 by member: NancyJohnson


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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 20% Vitamin C 28%
Calcium 47% Iron 99%
of RDI*
(308 calories)
15% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (77%)
Fat (7%)
Protein (16%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories