Green orzotto

"Add plenty of veg to your dinner plans with this green orzotto. Loaded with peas, green beans and spring greens, this clever twist on a risotto uses orzo instead of risotto rice for a quick spin on an Italian classic, ready in just over 30 mins."
Prep time:
10 min
Cook time:
25 min
Servings:
4 people

Health Score

High
Medium
Low
9.0 / 10
High score

Glycemic Index

Index
56
Moderate
Load
42
High

Nutrition per serving:

Calories445.93 kcal22%
Fat10.06 g14%
Carbs74.48 g29%
Sugars8.00 g9%
Protein19.17 g38%
Sodium458.28 mg23%
Fiber10.03 g36%
Percent Daily Values based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Glycemic Index
56
Moderate
Glycemic Load
42
High

Ingredients

1 tbsp olive oil
2 onions, finely diced
2 garlic cloves, crushed
300g orzo
1 vegetable stock cube, made up to 1ltr
250g fresh greens
200g frozen peas
110g green beans, trimmed and cut into 2cm lengths
½ lemon, zested and juiced
15g fresh basil, chopped
50g pack grated pecorino

Directions

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