Creamy Garlic-Parmesan Orzo Recipe

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Creamy Garlic-Parmesan Orzo
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  1. Cook the orzo according to the package directions; drain well.
  2. In a large skillet melt the butter over medium heat; add in the onion and saute until just softened (about 3-4 minutes).
  3. Add in fresh garlic and chili flakes the last 2 minutes of cooking.
  4. Reduce the heat to low and add in the cooked orzo, Parmesan cheese, milk or cream, parsley and salt; toss to heat through.
  5. Season with fresh ground black pepper to taste.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 230.73 Kcal (966 kJ)
Calories from fat 159.96 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17.77g 27%
Cholesterol 38.12mg 13%
Sodium 385.06mg 16%
Potassium 115.63mg 2%
Total Carbs 12.93g 4%
Sugars 3.23g 13%
Dietary Fiber 1.13g 5%
Protein 6.11g 12%
Vitamin C 4mg 7%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 4%
Iron 0.4mg 2%
Calcium 105.6mg 11%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 180.17 Kcal (754 kJ)
Calories from fat 124.91 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13.88g 27%
Cholesterol 29.77mg 13%
Sodium 300.68mg 16%
Potassium 90.3mg 2%
Total Carbs 10.09g 4%
Sugars 2.52g 13%
Dietary Fiber 0.88g 5%
Protein 4.77g 12%
Vitamin C 3.1mg 7%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 4%
Iron 0.3mg 2%
Calcium 82.5mg 11%

* 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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Weightwatchers Points

  • 5.9
  • 6

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

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