This low-fat pasta recipe is an ideal side dish to serve with grilled or roasted beef or chicken.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Recipe Summary

total:
25 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 to 6 side-dish servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cook orzo according to package directions; drain well.

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  • Meanwhile, in a large skillet heat margarine or butter over medium-high heat; stir in the mushrooms, leek or green onion, pepper, salt, and garlic.

  • Cook, uncovered, for 5 minutes. Add water, dried marjoram (if using), and bouillon granules. Reduce heat; cook until liquid is almost absorbed, about 6 minutes. Stir in fresh marjoram, if using.

  • Toss mushroom mixture with pasta. Sprinkle with Romano cheese, if desired. Makes 4 to 6 side-dish servings.

Nutrition Facts

167 calories; fat 4g; cholesterol 8mg; saturated fat 2g; carbohydrates 29g; insoluble fiber 2g; protein 5g; vitamin a 20.6RE; vitamin c 2.4mg; sodium 209mg; calcium 10.1mg; iron 2.5mg.
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