Bring water to a boil in a saucepan and add salt to taste. Add orzo and cook, stirring briefly,10 minutes or until tender. Do not over cook. Drain. Meanwhile, heat oil in a sauce pan and add garlic. Cook while stirring. Do not brown the garlic as this will change the taste. Add the tomatoes and a pinch of salt, black pepper and the pepper flakes. Stir and bring to a boil. Add orzo and basil. Stir to blend, and serve. Makes 4 servings. Per serving: 189 Calories (kcal); 7g Total Fat; (35% calories from fat); 5g Protein; 26g Carbohydrate; 0mg Cholesterol; 14mg Sodium Food Exchanges: 1 1/2 Grain(Starch); 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Fat; 0 Other Carbohydrates Converted by MM_Buster v2.0n.
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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (221g)|
|Recipe Makes: 4|
|Calories from Fat: 18 (30%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 2g||3 %|
|Saturated Fat 0.3g||1 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 1.3g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 0.2g|
|Cholesterol 0mg||0 %|
|Sodium 204.4mg||7 %|
|Potassium 299.6mg||8 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 10.1g||3 %|
|Dietary Fiber 2.7g||11 %|
|Sugars, other 7.4g|
|Protein 2.9g||4 %|
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Calories per serving: 61
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