Zucchini, Summer Squash, Tomatoes, Goat Cheese with Orzo

Zucchini, Summer Squash, Tomatoes, Goat Cheese with Orzo

Found on http://www.myrecipes.com/recipe/orzo-with-zucchini-tomatoes-goat-cheese-10000000431065/

6 Servings 1 1/3 cup


1 (16-ounce) package orzo (rice-shaped pasta)

1 tablespoon olive oil, divided

2 medium zucchini, quartered lengthwise and thinly sliced

1 Summer Squash, peeled and cubed

1 garlic clove, minced

1/4 cup minced fresh parsley

1 teaspoon minced fresh or 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon black pepper

1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes with garlic and oregano

1 (7-ounce) jar roasted red bell peppers, drained and diced

1/2 cup (2 ounces) grated fresh Parmesan cheese

1/2 cup (2 ounces) crumbled goat cheese


1.       Cook the pasta in a pan or a dutch oven in accordance to the package.

2.       Drain and toss with olive oil.

3.       Heat 1 tbsp  in a pan. Add zucchini and the summer squash. Cook for about 7 minutes.

4.       Add garlic and cook for another 3 minutes.

5.       Add in parsley, oregano, salt, black pepper, diced tomatoes, red bell peppers. Cook until it is is thoroughly heated.

6.       Stir in pasta and cheeses and Enjoy!!!

Nutrition facts per serving:

429 calories, 9.3g fat, 17.4 g protein, 3.9g fiber


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