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Orzo Pilaf

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Ingredients
  Reduced sodium chicken broth 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Orzo 3 Ounce
  Thawed frozen peas 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Minced scallion 2 Tablespoon
  Grated parmesan cheese 2 Tablespoon
  Reduced calorie tub margarine 1 1⁄3 Tablespoon (1 Tablespoon Plus 1 Teaspoon)
  Freshly ground black pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
Directions

1. In a 2 1/2-quart casserole, combine chicken broth, orzo and 1 cup water. Microwave, covered, on High 6-7 minutes (mixture will come to a boil). Reduce power to Medium-High; stir; cook 2 minutes; stir again. Cook 3-4 minutes longer, until orzo is almost tender; stir.
2. Add peas, scallion, Parmesan cheese, margarine and pepper. Let stand, covered, 5-6 minutes, until liquid is absorbed and orzo is tender.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Ingredient: 
Pea
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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