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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
Favorable
Cheese
Moderation
Vegetables and Vegetable Products
Favorable
Soup
Moderation
Spices and Herbs
Favorable
Water
Favorable
food groups ordered by calorie contribution to recipe.

Reviews 
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
308
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat
2.48g
4%
Saturated Fat
0.966g
5%
Trans Fat
-
Polyunsaturated Fat
0.527g
Monounsaturated Fat
0.53g
Cholesterol
4mg
1%
Sodium
1036mg
43%
Total Carbohydrate
58.34g
19%
Dietary Fiber
2.8g
11%
Sugars
1.73g
Protein
12.1g
Vitamin D
-
Calcium
470mg
47%
Iron
17.82mg
99%
Potassium
179mg
5%
Vitamin A
1000IU
20%
Vitamin C
16.8mg
28%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
15%
of RDI*
(308 calories)
15% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
 
Carbohydrate (77%)
 
Fat (7%)
 
Protein (16%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories


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