Parsley Orzo

Parsley Orzo Recipe
Photo: Johnny Autry and Randy Mayor; Styling: Cindy Barr and Lindsey Lower
Five ingredients are all it takes to whip up a simple side of Parsley Orzo.


Serves 2 (serving size: about 1/2 cup)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 237
Fat 8.9 g
Satfat 0.7 g
Sodium 148 mg


1/2 cup orzo (rice-shaped pasta)
2 tablespoons toasted pine nuts
2 teaspoons chopped fresh parsley
1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
1/8 teaspoon salt


Cook orzo according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain. Stir in toasted pine nuts, chopped fresh parsley, olive oil, and salt.

Mary Drennen,

Cooking Light

July 2012
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