One Pot Orzo

Don’t feel like washing too many dishes? This one pot, very simple dish, comes together easily with little prep work. Its as fast ad most take out, and better for you too. Serve with a large salad for a simple weeknight meal.

AuthorLaurie PawlaczykCategory, , DifficultyBeginner
Yields3 Servings
Prep Time5 minsCook Time25 minsTotal Time30 mins
 ½ cup green lentils, rinsed
 ¾ cup orzo pasta
 1 cup chopped mushrooms, optional
 1 cup frozen peas & carrots
 3 cups water
 1 veggie bouillon cube
 1 cup marinara sauce
 1 cup spinach
1

Combine everything except spinach in a pot and bring to a boil.

2

Reduce heat, cover and simmer 20 minutes. When lentils are tender stir in spinach and simmer 3-5 minutes longer.

3

Enjoy

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 2/3 cup

Servings 3


Amount Per Serving
Calories 296
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g4%
Total Carbohydrate 58g20%
Dietary Fiber 12g48%
Protein 16g32%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

 

 

Ingredients

 ½ cup green lentils, rinsed
 ¾ cup orzo pasta
 1 cup chopped mushrooms, optional
 1 cup frozen peas & carrots
 3 cups water
 1 veggie bouillon cube
 1 cup marinara sauce
 1 cup spinach

Directions

1

Combine everything except spinach in a pot and bring to a boil.

2

Reduce heat, cover and simmer 20 minutes. When lentils are tender stir in spinach and simmer 3-5 minutes longer.

3

Enjoy

One Pot Orzo
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