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Walnut and Spinach Orzo Risotto

40 Minutes
469 Calories
11 Ingredients
4 Servings

Ingredients

Directions

  1. In a small saucepan, bring broth to a boil. Reduce heat to low.
  2. Spray a deep medium-size saucepan with nonstick cooking spray. Place the saucepan over medium-high heat and add olive oil. When oil is hot, add onions, garlic, and bell pepper. Sauté 1 to 2 minutes.
  3. Add uncooked pasta, stirring 2 to 3 minutes to lightly brown.
  4. Add 1/2 cup hot broth. Stir continually until broth is absorbed. Add the next 1/2 cup broth. Continue adding broth by 1/2 cup for 10 to 15 minutes or until pasta is tender.
  5. Add salt-free seasoning, salt, cream cheese, 1/4 cup walnuts, and spinach leaves. Stir 2 to 3 minutes until cream cheese is melted and spinach is wilted.
  6. Top each serving with remaining walnuts.
  7. Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition

  • Calories 469
  • Sodium 589mg
  • Fat 18g
  • Protein 16g
  • Carbs 61g
  • Fiber 4g
Nutrition Facts*
Serving Size 1/4 Recipe Servings Per Recipe 4
Amount Per Serving
Calories 469
% Daily Value
Total Fat 18g 28%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0g 0%
Sodium 589mg 25%
Total Carbohydrate 61g 20%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 16g
Calcium 0mg 0%
*Nutrition values are estimates. Actual nutrition values may vary depending on specific types and amounts of ingredients used.

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