Orzo with Spinach

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Nutritional Information

Calories 234
Fat 3.3 g
Satfat 0.3 g
Sodium 168 mg

Ingredients

1 1/4 cups orzo (rice-shaped pasta)
2 teaspoons olive oil
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
3 tablespoons white balsamic vinegar
3 cups chopped fresh spinach

Preparation

Cook orzo in boiling water according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain pasta in a colander over a bowl, reserving 1/4 cup cooking liquid. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add olive oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add orzo, salt, and black pepper; cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Stir in reserved 1/4 cup cooking liquid, white balsamic vinegar, and spinach; cook for 2 minutes or until spinach wilts.

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Adam Hickman,

September 2011