We added spinach and minced garlic to our base recipe for orzo and the results are fantastic. Make this quick side of Orzo with Garlicky Spinach to complement your favorite entree.
3/4 cup uncooked orzo
1 tablespoon butter
4 cups spinach
2 teaspoons minced garlic
1 ounce grated Parmesan cheese
1/4 cup fat-free, lower-sodium chicken broth
1 tablespoon white balsamic vinegar
3/8 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
How to Make It
Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat.
Melt butter in skillet over medium heat; cook 1 minute or until browned. Add spinach and minced garlic; cook 1 minute. Stir in orzo, Parmesan cheese, chicken broth, vinegar, salt, and crushed red pepper.