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Mushroom orzo

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    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to nuts.

Mushroom orzo


  • Place a pot over medium heat.
  • Finely chop the onion, the garlic, and cut the mushrooms into slices.
  • In the pot add the olive oil, 1 tablespoon of butter, and sauté the onion and the mushrooms for 5 minutes. 
  • Add the garlic and sauté for 1 more minute. 
  • Add the orzo and sauté for 1-2 minutes. 
  • Add the wine, stir with a serving spoon, and let it evaporate. 
  • Add the chicken stock in batches, adding the next batch of stock when the orzo has absorbed the previous one. 
  • Alternatively, add the whole stock, lower the heat, and let the orzo simmer for 15 minutes.
  • Finely chop the parsley.
  • Remove the orzo from the heat, add the remaining 2 tablespoons of butter, the parsley, and the gruyere cheese. Stir with the serving spoon.
  • Set the orzo aside to cool for 3-4 minutes.
  • Serve with extra finely chopped parsley.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
15 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
17 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
31 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
13 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
3 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
19 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
10 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
13 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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