Orzo Comfort Dish

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Teresa Blackburn
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  • Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients

1/4cup canola oil
1cup chopped onions
1cup chopped celery
4-- garlic cloves, sliced
1cup orzo (I use tri-colored orzo)
2cans (15-ounce) low-sodium chicken broth
1-- (16-ounce) can red kidney beans, rinsed and drained
1cup baby spinach
1teaspoon salt
-- Freshly ground black pepper

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in a large skillet. Add onions, celery and garlic and sauté until transparent.
  2. Cook orzo according to package directions, using chicken broth instead of water. During last 2 minutes of cooking time, add spinach. Drain well in a colander. Add beans, onion mixture and salt, and mix gently until well combined.

 

 

 

 

 

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 416
  • Fat 15g
  • Cholesterol 4mg
  • Sodium 723mg
  • Carbohydrate 56g
  • Fiber 9g
  • Protein 15g
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