Orzo With Spinach and Pine Nuts

READY IN: 44mins
Recipe by ratherbeswimmin

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Top Review by CIndytc

Fast and easy side dish...I used feta instead of parmesan cheese and added a touch of lemon juice...it was very good.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Spread pine nuts in a shallow pan; bake at 350° for 5-10 minutes or until nuts are lightly toasted, stirring occasionally; set aside.
  2. Melt margarine in a saucepan over medium heat.
  3. Add in garlic; stir/saute 1 minute.
  4. Add in water, orzo, and salt; bring to a boil.
  5. Decrease heat to med-low; cook 13 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.
  6. Stir in spinach, Parmesan cheese, and toasted pine nuts; season to taste and serve.

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