Mediterranean Pork and Orzo

“On a really busy day, this meal in a bowl is one of my top picks. It’s quick to put together, leaving a lot more time to relax at the table.” —Mary Relyea, Canastota, New York

Mediterranean Pork and Orzo
Mediterranean Pork and Orzo
Mediterranean Pork and Orzo
Servings Prep Time
6servings 30minutes
Servings Prep Time
6servings 30minutes
Ingredients
Portions: servings
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Ingredients
Portions: servings
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Instructions
  1. Rub pork with pepper; cut into 1-in. cubes. In a large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add pork; cook and stir until no longer pink, 8-10 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, in a Dutch oven, bring water to a boil. Stir in orzo and salt; cook, uncovered, 8 minutes. Stir in spinach; cook until orzo is tender and spinach is wilted, 45-60 seconds longer. Drain.
  3. Add tomatoes to pork; heat through. Stir in orzo mixture and cheese.
Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
1-1/3 cups: 372 calories, 11g fat (4g saturated fat), 71mg cholesterol, 306mg sodium, 34g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 3g fibre), 31g protein.

Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch, 1 vegetable, 1 fat.