Shrimp Orzotto Recipe

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Shrimp Orzotto
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  1. Prepare orzo per package directions, but replacing 2 cups of the water with stock. Cook about 1 minute less than called for.
  2. Drain(reserve about 1 cup of the liquid) and rinse with cold water.
  3. Set aside
  4. In large sauce pan, melt butter and add onion, garlic and squash.
  5. Saute until tender, about 10 minutes.
  6. Add lime juice and cream and stir well.
  7. Heat about 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thickened.
  8. Reduce heat to low and add orzo salt and pepper and shrimp and stir well.
  9. Add cheese then put the lid on and turn off the heat.
  10. Let rest while preparing rest of meal(5-7 minutes or so)
  11. Stir once more, well, before serving. (add a lil pasta water, if needed, at this time, but hopefully you won't need any..I didn't :)
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 536.33 Kcal (2246 kJ)
Calories from fat 336.95 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 37.44g 58%
Cholesterol 289.65mg 97%
Sodium 668.48mg 28%
Potassium 235.67mg 5%
Total Carbs 11.5g 4%
Sugars 2.26g 9%
Dietary Fiber 1.14g 5%
Protein 37.8g 76%
Vitamin C 6.5mg 11%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 3%
Iron 279.2mg 1551%
Calcium 274.9mg 27%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 180.71 Kcal (757 kJ)
Calories from fat 113.53 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12.61g 58%
Cholesterol 97.6mg 97%
Sodium 225.24mg 28%
Potassium 79.41mg 5%
Total Carbs 3.87g 4%
Sugars 0.76g 9%
Dietary Fiber 0.38g 5%
Protein 12.74g 76%
Vitamin C 2.2mg 11%
Iron 94.1mg 1551%
Calcium 92.6mg 27%

* 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

  • 13.6
  • 14

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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