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Orzo

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Orzo is a small rice-shaped pasta and is very common in soups. It can also be added to casseroles and offers great variety when it comes tp main courses and side dishes.

Pasta Shape: Orzo
Type: Soup Pasta
Nutrition Facts:
Per 100 gm
Energy:
357Kcal
Total Fat:
1.6g
Saturated Fat:
0.4g
Trans Fat:
0g
Sodium:
0mg
Carbohydrate:
72g
Fiber:
3.4g
Sugar:
3g
Protein:
12.3

Orzo pasta soup

With carrots and chickpeas
Cooking Time: 20 minutes
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INGREDIENTS

  • 200g Perfetto Orzo Pasta
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 3 carrots
  • 200g cooked chickpeas
  • 1 small green pepper
  • 50g extra virgin olive oil
  • 2tbsps tomato paste
  • 2L vegetable clear broth
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  • 1.
    Clean and coarsely chop garlic. Clean the vegetables and chop them in small pieces.
  • 2.
    Drain the chickpeas.
  • 3.
    Heat the oil in a deep cooking pot, add garlic and vegetables and let them cook for a few minutes.
  • 4.
    Add broth and bring to a boil. Add the tomato paste and cook for 15 minutes.
  • 5.
    Add the Orzo Pasta to the soup following the package cooking time.
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