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We added spinach and minced garlic to our base recipe for orzo and the results are fantastic. Make this quick side of Orzo with Garlicky Spinach to complement your favorite entree.

Bruce Weinstein and Mark Scarbrough
Recipe by Cooking Light May 2013

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Credit: Johnny Autry; Styling: Cindy Barr

Recipe Summary

Yield:
Serves 6 (serving size: about 1/3 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat.

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  • Melt butter in skillet over medium heat; cook 1 minute or until browned. Add spinach and minced garlic; cook 1 minute. Stir in orzo, Parmesan cheese, chicken broth, vinegar, salt, and crushed red pepper.

Nutrition Facts

149 calories; fat 3.8g; saturated fat 2g; mono fat 0.9g; poly fat 0.1g; protein 5.8g; carbohydrates 23.3g; fiber 1.8g; cholesterol 9.3mg; iron 1.5mg; sodium 299mg; calcium 67.5mg.
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