Mediterranean Pork Pasta
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Mediterranean Pork Pasta
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6 servings; 1 1/2 cups each
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Ingredients
Directions
  1. Toss pork with pepper. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add pork and cook 8-10 minutes or until cooked through.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large pot, bring water to a boil. Stir in orzo. Cook 8 minutes, uncovered.
  3. Stir spinach into orzo and cook 45-60 seconds, until spinach just wilted. Drain.
  4. Add tomatoes to pork and cook until heated through, about 2 minutes.
  5. Stir orzo and spinach into pork. Remove from heat. Top with cheese and serve.
Nutrition Facts
Mediterranean Pork Pasta
Amount Per Serving
Calories 258 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9g 14%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 4g
Cholesterol 66mg 22%
Sodium 350mg 15%
Potassium 634mg 18%
Total Carbohydrates 21g 7%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 3g
Protein 22g 44%
Vitamin A 18%
Vitamin C 16%
Vitamin D1%
Calcium 15%
Iron 11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Ingredients
Directions
  1. Toss pork with pepper. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add pork and cook 8-10 minutes or until cooked through.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large pot, bring water to a boil. Stir in orzo. Cook 8 minutes, uncovered.
  3. Stir spinach into orzo and cook 45-60 seconds, until spinach just wilted. Drain.
  4. Add tomatoes to pork and cook until heated through, about 2 minutes.
  5. Stir orzo and spinach into pork. Remove from heat. Top with cheese and serve.
Nutrition Facts
Mediterranean Pork Pasta
Amount Per Serving
Calories 258 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9g 14%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 4g
Cholesterol 66mg 22%
Sodium 350mg 15%
Potassium 634mg 18%
Total Carbohydrates 21g 7%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 3g
Protein 22g 44%
Vitamin A 18%
Vitamin C 16%
Vitamin D1%
Calcium 15%
Iron 11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Recipe Tips

Use any ground meat in place of the pork, such as chicken, turkey, or ground beef.

Try using a baby greens mix with Swiss Chard, kale, and spinach.  The heartier greens wilt less and add a nice texture.

 

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