Minted Orzo with Tomatoes

Pork
Minted Orzo with Tomatoes
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Description

This pasta dish can be made ahead of time, adding the tomatoes and mint just before serving.  Pairs well with Mediterranean Grilled Pork Roast.

Ingredients

2 cups orzo (small, rice-shaped pasta)
1 onions (chopped)
1 tablespoon olive oil
3 tablespoons chicken broth
1/4 cup lemon juice
1/4 cup parsley (minced)
1 pint cherry tomatoes (halved)
1/3 cup fresh mint (minced)
salt
pepper

Directions

1Cook orzo in 2 quarts boiling water until tender, about 6-8 minutes. Drain, rinse with cold water, drain again, place in large bowl ans set aside. Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat; saute onion until tender, stirring frequently, until browned and sweet, about 15 minutes. In a large bowl, toss orzo with onion, broth, lemon juice and parsley. Cover and chill if making ahead. Bring to room temperature; stir in tomatoes and mint; season with salt and pepper to taste.
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NutritionView more

210Calories
Sodium4%DV105mg
Fat4%DV2.5g
Protein14%DV7g
Carbs13%DV39g
Fiber12%DV3g

PER SERVING *

Calories210Calories from Fat25
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat2.5g4%
Saturated Fat0g0%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol
Sodium105mg4%
Potassium260mg7%
Protein7g14%
Calories from Fat25
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate39g13%
Dietary Fiber3g12%
Sugars3g6%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.