Orzo Rice Pilaf Side

Zone Orzo Rice Pilaf

Zone PastaRX Orzo has remarkable flavor that will make it hard to distinguish this side dish from traditional rice pilaf, but this recipe will help you lose fat.

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Yield2 servings
Total Time (mins)
  • Ingredients
  • Nutrition
  • 1 tsp Olive Oil
  • 2 Tbsp Finely chopped onion
  • 1 cup Chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup Zone PastaRx Orzo
  • 1/4 tsp Dried thyme
  • to taste Salt & pepper
Calories 122
Total Fat 4g
Carbohydrates 12g
Fiber 2g
Protein 8g

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in a small saucepan over medium heat; add onion. Cook, stirring frequently, for a minute or so.
  2. Add broth and bring to a boil.
  3. Add Zone orzo and stir until broth is almost all absorbed, about 10 minutes.
  4. Add thyme, salt and pepper.
  5. Lower heat and continue to cook until broth is absorbed.
  6. Fluff “rice” gently with fork before serving.