Recipes and Cooking Orzo with Butternut Squash, Sage, and Bacon 4.4 (7) 1 Reviews Nothing says fall like a bowl full of butternut squash and sage. Adding bacon in doesn't hurt, either. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on October 18, 2017 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Kritsada Panichgul Total Time: 35 mins Servings: 8 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 4 ½ cup chicken broth 8 ounce dried orzo pasta (rosamarina) 6 slices bacon, chopped 1 ½ cup chopped onions (3 medium) 1 tablespoon snipped fresh sage 3 cloves garlic, minced 4 cup peeled and chopped butternut squash Directions In a large saucepan bring 4 cups of the broth to boiling. Stir in orzo. Cook about 8 minutes or until tender; drain. Return orzo to hot pan; cover and keep warm. Meanwhile, in a 4-quart Dutch oven cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Remove bacon with a slotted spoon and drain on paper towels, reserving 2 tablespoons drippings in Dutch oven. Add onions to the reserved drippings; cook about 4 minutes or until tender. Add sage and garlic; cook and stir for 1 minute. Add squash and remaining 1/2 cup broth. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 10 to 15 minutes or until squash is tender. Cook, uncovered, until most of the liquid is evaporated, stirring occasionally. Stir in cooked orzo and bacon. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 220 Calories 7g Fat 33g Carbs 8g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 8 Calories 220 % Daily Value * Total Fat 7g 9% Saturated Fat 2g 10% Cholesterol 11mg 4% Sodium 690mg 30% Total Carbohydrate 33g 12% Total Sugars 4g Protein 8g Vitamin C 17.7mg 89% Calcium 50.5mg 4% Iron 1.6mg 9% Potassium 394mg 8% Folate, total 92.7mcg Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg Vitamin B-6 0.2mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.