Parsley Orzo

Parsley Orzo Recipe
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Five ingredients are all it takes to whip up a simple side of Parsley Orzo.


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

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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.