Creamy Mushroom and Spinach Orzo (Risoni)
Creamy Mushroom and Spinach Orzo (Risoni)
  • prep: 10 min
  • cook: 20 min
  • total: 30 min
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  • Summary

    An easy dinner for midweek all made in one pot. Super creamy but made without a single drop of cream! Nutrition grade rating of A-. Make it even more nutritious by adding more vegetables!

    Ingredients

    • 1 tbsp olive oil
    • 1.2 lb / 600g mushrooms, sliced (I used button mushrooms)
    • 3 tbsp butter
    • 3 garlic cloves, minced
    • 1 small onion, finely diced
    • 3 tbsp flour
    • 1½ cups milk (I used low fat)
    • 3 cups chicken broth
    • 1½ cups orzo / risoni (Note 1)
    • ½ tsp salt
    • Black pepper
    • ¾ cup parmesan cheese, grated
    • 8oz / 250g frozen spinach (1 box), thawed, excess water squeezed out
    • Extra parmesan cheese
    • Finely chopped parsley

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 880 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 51 g 78.1%
    • Saturated Fat: 20 g 101.8%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 165 mg 55.01%
    • Sodium: 1844 mg 76.82%
    • Calcium: 649 mg 64.9%
    • Potassium: 1519 mg 43.39%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 5 mg 26.69%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 50 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 6 g 22.87%
    • Sugar: 21 g
    • Protein: 57 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 3 g
    • Vitamin A 147.28%
    • Vitamin C 46.53%
    • Vitamin D 46.86%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat7
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk1
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables2
    • Exchange - Lean Meat5
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total4 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy2 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total4 oz-eq

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