Orzo Al Pesto
calories: 449, protein: 20.3 g, carbs: 36.8 g, fat: 25.4 g, sugars: 2.1 g, sodium: 621 mg
1/2 cup orzo pasta
1 tablespoon pesto sauce
2 tablespoons freeze-dried grated Parmesan cheese
Pack all the ingredients separately.
on the trail:
Cook pasta in a salted, boiling water until al dente, for about 7–9 minutes or according to package instructions.
Remove from the heat and drain water off.
Blend in pesto sauce and nuts; sprinkle with Parmesan.
Notes: To toast pine nuts: Heat a non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Add pine nuts and cook, stirring frequently, for about 3 minutes, or until golden. Remove from the heat and leave to cool.