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Orzo with Tomatoes and Pesto

Yield 5 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)
Prep: 5 minutes; Cook: 12 minutes. Chop the tomato and the green onions while the orzo is cooking.

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup uncooked orzo (rice-shaped pasta)
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons pesto (such as Classico)
  • 1 cup chopped seeded tomato
  • 3 tablespoons thinly sliced green onions
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 143
  • caloriesfromfat 26 %
  • fat 4.1 g
  • satfat 1 g
  • monofat 2.2 g
  • polyfat 0.5 g
  • protein 5 g
  • carbohydrate 21.6 g
  • fiber 1.4 g
  • cholesterol 2.5 mg
  • iron 1.5 mg
  • sodium 183 mg
  • calcium 62 mg

How to Make It

  1. Cook orzo according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain and transfer to a serving bowl. Add pesto and remaining ingredients; toss well.

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