Orzo Comfort Dish

Teresa Blackburn
  • Yield: 4 servings


1/4cup canola oil
1cup chopped onions
1cup chopped celery
4-- garlic cloves, sliced
1cup orzo (I use tri-colored orzo)
2cans (15-ounce) low-sodium chicken broth
1-- (16-ounce) can red kidney beans, rinsed and drained
1cup baby spinach
1teaspoon salt
-- Freshly ground black pepper


  1. Heat oil in a large skillet. Add onions, celery and garlic and sauté until transparent.
  2. Cook orzo according to package directions, using chicken broth instead of water. During last 2 minutes of cooking time, add spinach. Drain well in a colander. Add beans, onion mixture and salt, and mix gently until well combined.






Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 416
  • Fat 15g
  • Cholesterol 4mg
  • Sodium 723mg
  • Carbohydrate 56g
  • Fiber 9g
  • Protein 15g