Recipe: Orzo with Italian Herbs

Sep 26, 2011

Servings: 6

Nutrient analysis per ½ cup
Calories 137
Carbohydrates 27 g
Fat 3 g
Phosphorus 92 mg
Potassium 76 mg
Protein 6.5 g
Sodium 20 mg


  • 1 1/3 cup (8 oz) dry orzo pasta
  • 3 quarts water
  • 2 tsp. olive oil
  • ½ tsp. garlic powder
  • ½ tsp. Italian seasoning (blend of marjoram, thyme, rosemary, savory, sage, oregano and basil)
  • 1 Tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese


Bring the water to a rolling boil. Add orzo to water and stir. Return to a boil and cook, uncovered, 9 – 11 minutes. For best results, avoid overcooking. Remove from heat and drain well in colander. Transfer orzo to a serving bowl. Add olive oil, garlic powder, Italian seasoning and Parmesan cheese and toss gently.

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