Orzo with Peppers and Asparagus Recipe

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Orzo with Peppers and Asparagus
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  1. Cook orzo according to package directions. Drain, rinse, and transfer to a large serving bowl.
  2. Meanwhile, heat 2 tbsp. olive oil in a large frying pan over high heat. Add peppers, garlic, and asparagus and cook, stirring often, until vegetables are softened and starting to brown, about 3 minutes.
  3. Add warm pepper mixture to cooked orzo, then add herbs, cheese, remaining 2 tbsp. oil, the salt, and pepper, stirring well. Serve with more parmesan on the side.
  4. Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 1133.93 Kcal (4748 kJ)
Calories from fat 727.48 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 80.83g 124%
Cholesterol 33.83mg 11%
Sodium 2175.94mg 91%
Potassium 1950.44mg 41%
Total Carbs 75.92g 25%
Sugars 26.06g 104%
Dietary Fiber 22.56g 90%
Protein 27.92g 56%
Vitamin C 390.9mg 651%
Vitamin A 12.4mg 414%
Iron 492.4mg 2735%
Calcium 558.7mg 56%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 93.76 Kcal (393 kJ)
Calories from fat 60.15 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6.68g 124%
Cholesterol 2.8mg 11%
Sodium 179.92mg 91%
Potassium 161.27mg 41%
Total Carbs 6.28g 25%
Sugars 2.15g 104%
Dietary Fiber 1.87g 90%
Protein 2.31g 56%
Vitamin C 32.3mg 651%
Vitamin A 1mg 414%
Iron 40.7mg 2735%
Calcium 46.2mg 56%

* 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

  • 28.6
  • 30

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Total Fat

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