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Orzo Al Pesto

Orzo Al Pesto

servings: 1 | calories: 449 | cooking time: 15 min | weight: 126 gr / oz
Category: base camp, dinners, italian, one-pot, pasta, vegetarian

nutrition info:

calories: 449, protein: 20.3 g, carbs: 36.8 g, fat: 25.4 g, sugars: 2.1 g, sodium: 621 mg

you'll need:

1 tablespoon pine nuts, lightly toasted
Salt
1/2 cup orzo pasta
1 tablespoon pesto sauce
2 tablespoons freeze-dried grated Parmesan cheese

at home:

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.

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