Orzo With Green Beans and Feta

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Servings: 4


1 cup orzo pasta

2 cups green beans, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces

4 teaspoons olive oil

1 small white onion, chopped

2 garlic cloves, minced

1 (28-ounce) can diced tomatoes, drained

1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat.
  2. Meanwhile, bring a pot of water to a boil. Boil green beans for 1-2 minutes, and then transfer to a bowl filled with ice water to stop cooking process. Remove beans from water and set aside.
  3. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic to skillet, and cook until softened, about 2-3 minutes. Stir in tomatoes and cook until heated through.
  4. Toss pasta, green beans, onion-tomato mixture, and feta together in a large bowl, and then serve.


Nutrition Information

(For 1/4 of recipe) 270 calories; 42 g carbohydrate; 8 g protein; 9.5 g fat (3.5 g sat); 5 g fiber; 710 mg sodium. Exchanges: 2 vegetables; 1 medium fat meat substitute; 1 starch; 1 fat.


Side suggestions: Mixed greens salad.