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Orzo with Basil, Roasted Pepper, and Feta

Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 8 mins
Yield 6 servings.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup orzo, uncooked
  • 1/4 cup diced roasted sweet red pepper in water
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh basil or 2 1/2 tablespoons dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 139
  • caloriesfromfat 12 %
  • fat 1.9 g
  • satfat 1 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 5.1 g
  • carbohydrate 24.8 g
  • fiber 0.9 g
  • cholesterol 6 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 172 mg
  • calcium 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain, reserving 2 tablespoons cooking liquid. Combine pasta, 2 tablespoons cooking liquid, sweet red pepper, and remaining ingredients in a serving bowl; toss gently. Serve immediately.

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