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Orzo With Green Beans and Feta

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size ½ of recipe
Calories 268
Total Fat 9.5 g
Saturated Fat 3.5 g
Sodium 710 mg
Total Carbohydrate 42 g
Dietary Fiber 5 g
Protein 8 g

Servings and Times

Servings 2

Ingredients and Preparation

Ingredients Measures
Orzo pasta ½ cup
Green beans, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces 1 cup
Olive oil 2 teaspoons
Small white onion, chopped ½
Garlic clove, minced 1
Diced tomatoes, drained 1 (14-ounce) can
Crumbled feta ¼ cup

Directions

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat.
  2. Meanwhile, bring a pot of water to a boil. Boil green beans for 1 minute, then transfer to a bowl filled with ice water to stop cooking process. Remove beans from water and set aside.
  3. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic to skillet, and cook until softened, about 4 minutes. Stir in tomatoes and cook until heated through.
  4. Toss pasta, green beans, onion-tomato mixture, and feta together in a large bowl, then serve.
  • Exchanges

    2 vegetables; 1 medium fat meat substitute; 1 starch; 1 fat

  • Side Suggestions: Mixed Green Salad