Ingredients:

  • 4 Tablespoons (1/2 stick) unsalted butter
  • 1 small yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 1 1/2 cups uncooked orzo pasta
  • 1 cup sliced carrots
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas
  • 4 cups chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • Chopped parsley
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

  1. Melt butter in a large heavy saucepan.
  2. Add onions and mushrooms and cook until tender but not browned.
  3. Add orzo and stir to coat.
  4. Add carrots, peas and broth.
  5. Bring to a boil and cook until orzo is tender, about 5 minutes.
  6. Remove from heat, stir in Parmesan and cover.
  7. Let rest 5 to 8 minutes.
  8. Sprinkle with parsley and season with salt and pepper.
Amount of servings Serving Size Calories Fat Protein Carbohydrate
8 servings 1/2 cup 217 17 g 3 g 15 g

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