Confetti Orzo Recipe

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Confetti Orzo
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  1. In a large pot cook orzo in boiling chicken broth or vegetable stock and water, 6-8 minutes or until tender.
  2. Drain, cover to keep warm.
  3. In large saute pan, over high heat, melt butter and add green onions, peppers, and chicken or tuna or salmon.
  4. Cook until onions are tender, about 3-5 minutes.
  5. Reduce heat to medium, add sugar snaps, cook about 2 minutes longer.
  6. Reduce heat to low, stir in lemon-pepper seasoning, soy sauce and half-and-half simmer, 2 minutes or until warm throughout.
  7. Stir in cheese, parsley, almonds and orzo and continue warming until all ingredients are warm and have melded.
  8. Serve with herbed biscuits and a nice green salad.
  9. Enjoy!
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 509.69 Kcal (2134 kJ)
Calories from fat 377.76 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 41.97g 65%
Cholesterol 33.2mg 11%
Sodium 322.86mg 13%
Potassium 625.9mg 13%
Total Carbs 21.37g 7%
Sugars 3.98g 16%
Dietary Fiber 5.67g 23%
Protein 20.47g 41%
Vitamin C 16.2mg 27%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 2%
Iron 4.1mg 23%
Calcium 175.6mg 18%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 156.16 Kcal (654 kJ)
Calories from fat 115.74 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12.86g 65%
Cholesterol 10.17mg 11%
Sodium 98.92mg 13%
Potassium 191.77mg 13%
Total Carbs 6.55g 7%
Sugars 1.22g 16%
Dietary Fiber 1.74g 23%
Protein 6.27g 41%
Vitamin C 5mg 27%
Iron 1.3mg 23%
Calcium 53.8mg 18%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 12.9
  • 15

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium,
  • low cholesterol

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