Light in calories, Big in Taste. This Pilaf has the makings of a main course that has nothing but healthy ingredients and tremendous flavor. A sodium content of just 91mg allows the dish to shine with all of it's goodness. Most pilaf dishes start off around 750mg of sodium and can climb very high from there. This recipe gives you everything you want in a pilaf without the salt but with all of the flavor to make it a great addition to any meal...
Turkey Orzo & Broccoli Pilaf - Serving's: 4
Per Serving: - Calories 307; Sodium 91mg;
Fat 10g; Protein 24g; Carbohydrate 26g;
Cholesterol 43mg; Dietary fiber 3mg.
Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Crimini Mushrooms - sliced
Red Onion - large chop
Orzo Pasta - dry
Chicken Broth - low sodium
Carrot - shredded
Marjoram - dried
Red Pepper Flakes
Ground Black Pepper
No Salt Seasoning (Kirkland)
Pre heat oven to 350 degrees.
Season turkey with 1 tsp of no salt seasoning. Spray glass baking dish with olive oil then place turkey in dish, cover with aluminum foil and place into oven for 20 minutes. Remove from oven and cut into 1/2" bite size pieces. Set aside till needed.
In a large skillet place the olive oil & red pepper flakes together and heat on medium high. Add the onion and saute till translucent, about 5 minutes then add mushrooms and cook 2 minutes. Stir in the orzo. Cook and stir for about 2 minutes till the orzo is lightly browned.
Remove from heat and add the chicken broth, roasted turkey, carrots, marjoram and no salt seasoning. Place back on heat and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to a simmer, cover the skillet and cook for 20 minutes till orzo is done but still firm.
Remove from heat, add broccoli, black pepper and cover skillet allowing the broccoli to steam for 5 minutes.