Creamy Parmesan Orzo
25 mins (prep 5, cooking 20)
10 ingredients
4 servings
From Cooking Light, this is a wonderful side or light main dish. It is good even without the pine nuts if you don't have them on hand, also any herb will work for the basil, you just may need a little more or less depending on the herb.

Categories:  side-dish , low-cholesterol , pasta,-rice-and-grains , low-calorie , <-30-mins , easy , 3-steps-or-less , healthy , pasta , low-in... , time-to-make ,
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Serving Size (173.78 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 127.17 Calories from Fat 68.13
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7.57g 46.57%
Saturated Fat 2.74g 54.78%
Trans Fat 0.12g %
Cholesterol 10.91mg 14.54%
Sodium 364.79mg 60.8%
Total Carbohydrate 7.66g 10.21%
Dietary Fiber 0.26 g 4.17%
Sugars 0.5 g %
Protein 8.15g 65.23%
Vitamin A 117.84IU% Vitamin C 0.04mg%
Calcium 126.65mg% Iron 1.2mg%
*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:
orzo pasta, fresh basil