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orzo with wilted spinach


this low cost yet delicious side dish is perfect with chicken and fish dishes. can also be a vegetarian main course. you can cook the orzo in veggie or chicken stock if preferred.


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  • Carbohydrates: 359.1
  • Fats: 6.0
  • Dietary Fiber: 9.0
  • Minerals: 3.0
  • Proteins: 26.0
  • Vitamins: 2.0
  • Water: 22.0


  1. Cook orzo using package directions and drain
  2. Meanwhile saute shallot and garlic in olive oil in large skillet until softened
  3. Stir in orzo and sun dried tomatoes
  4. Gradually add spinach
  5. You may have to do this in batches until it fits
  6. Cook just until spinach is wilted
  7. Do not overcook
  8. Season to taste
  9. Top with pine nuts and cheese

Step 8

Total Time in Minute 30

Ingredients Count 9

cooking orzo with wilted spinach

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Orzo pasta



Olive oil

Fresh spinach

Sun-dried tomatoes

Salt and pepper

Pine nuts

Asiago cheese

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