Toasted Sesame OrzoIngredients1 tablespoon sesame seeds2/3 cup uncooked whole-grain orzo pasta1 teaspoon reduced-fat soft tub margarine or vegetable oil1½ cups fresh spinach, coarsely chopped1 clove garlic, minced3 tablespoons fat-free milk or soy milk2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese½ teaspoon dried oregano leaves½ teaspoon paprika¼ teaspoon black pepperDirections
- Place sesame seeds in small skillet. Cook over medium heat until golden brown, stirring constantly. Set aside.
- Cook pasta according to package direction, omitting salt. Drain and set aside.
- Melt margarine or heat oil in medium skillet. Add spinach and garlic; cook over medium heat until spinach is wilted.
- Stir in cooked pasta, milk, cheese, oregano, paprika and pepper. Cook over low heat until heated through. Sprinkle with sesame seeds just before serving. Makes 5 servings.