Carrot Orzo
41 mins (prep 41)
13 ingredients
makes 6 to 8 servings
Though made with orzo rather than rice, this colorful dish is similar to risotto.

Categories:  entertaining , southern-living , side-dishes~vegetables , american , vegetables , microwave , pasta ,
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Serving Size (147.52 g)
Servings 6
Amount per Serving
Calories 202.34 Calories from Fat 96.57
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10.73g 99.01%
Saturated Fat 5.09g 152.72%
Trans Fat 0.24g %
Cholesterol 81.95mg 163.9%
Sodium 713.78mg 178.44%
Total Carbohydrate 4.46g 8.93%
Dietary Fiber 1.19 g 28.49%
Sugars 1.84 g %
Protein 22.61g 271.36%
Vitamin A 6532.29IU% Vitamin C 2.63mg%
Calcium 27.25mg% Iron 1.15mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
medium onion, uncooked orzo pasta, freshly grated parmesan cheese, chopped fresh chives, chopped fresh thyme, garnish