Parmesan Orzo Pasta

Parmesan Orzo Pasta Recipe


8 Servings

Cost per Serving:


Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes
Cook: 30 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 364
Fat 14 g
Satfat 4 g
Protein 14 g
Carbohydrate 48 g
Fiber 4 g
Cholesterol 10 mg
Sodium 243 mg


1 pound orzo
2 cups frozen peas, thawed
1 clove garlic, minced
2 teaspoons dried basil
Salt and pepper
1/4 cup white balsamic
1/3 cup olive oil
1/4 cup flat-leaf parsley, finely chopped
1 cup shredded Parmesan


Cook orzo in a large pot of boiling salted water according to package directions. Two minutes before pasta is done, add peas. Cook until pasta is done and peas are tender. Drain; pour into a bowl.

Whisk together garlic, basil, salt, pepper, vinegar, olive oil and parsley. Pour dressing over hot pasta and sprinkle with Parmesan. Toss well to combine and serve immediately.

April 2007
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