Greek Style Whole Wheat Orzo Pasta


Thursday, March 10th 2011, 7:43 am
By: News On 6


Ingredients

1 ½ cup Whole wheat orzo pasta

2 tsp Olive Oil

1 medium Onion, minced

1 tomato, chopped

7 cups (1.5 lbs) fresh spinach, chopped*

¼ cup feta cheese, crumbled

1 pinch black Pepper, freshly ground

*may substitute 10oz chopped frozen spinach , thawed and well drained

Directions

1. Cook the orzo (follow directions on package).

2. On medium-high heat, heat the oil in a skillet.

3. Add onions and sauté for 5 minutes.

4. Add the spinach and sauté for 4 minutes.

5. Mix together the onion and spinach mixture with the hot orzo.

6. Add tomato, feta cheese, and ground pepper and toss together.

Nutrition Information:

Makes 6 servings:

Serving Size: ½ cup. Amount per serving: Calories 148.8; Total Carbs 23.3 g; Dietary Fiber 5.3 g; Sugars 3.1 g; Total Fat 3.1 g; Saturated Fat 0.8 g; Unsaturated Fat 2.3 g; Potassium 168.8 mg; Protein 8.4 g; Sodium 145 mg