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Moosewood Restaurant Low-Fat Favorites: Flavorful Recipes for Healthful Meals


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A Recipe from Moosewood Restaurant Low-Fat Favorites

Orzo and Green Herbs

Serves 4

Total preparation time: 15 minutes

This is a handsome, quickly prepared dish, and when the hot pasta warms the fresh herbs and extra-virgin olive oil, a lovely fragrance is released.  Orzo and Green Herbs can accompany steamed or roasted vegetables, main-dish salads, or simple grilled or broiled fish.  

6 or 8 cups water

1 cup orzo (about 7 ounces)

1 cup finely chopped mixed fresh herbs (thyme, chives, garlic, chives, basil, sage, oregano, parsley, marjoram, chervil, tarragon)

2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil

1/2 teaspoon salt freshly ground

black pepper to taste

Bring the water to a rolling boil in a large, covered pot.  Stir in the orzo and cook for about 7 minutes, until al dente.

Place the herbs, oil, salt, and pepper in a serving bowl.  When the pasta is ready, drain it and add it to the bowl.  Toss well and serve immediately.

Per 5.50-oz. serving: 235 calories, 7.7g protein, 3.6g fat, 43.4g carbohydrates, .5g saturated fatty acids, .7g polyunsaturated fatty acids, 1.9g monounsaturated fatty acids, 0mg cholesterol, 305mg sodium, 2.3g dietary fiber

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krosemary, August 27, 2008 (view all comments by krosemary)
This is one of my favorite cookbooks (out of dozens of cookbooks)! The dishes are healthy and tasty. I like the variety of recipes - soups, pizza, sandwiches, desserts, Asian, Southern, East Indian, fish, etc. My favorites are the soups and entrees.

I got this cookbook when I was just starting out as a vegetarian (most of the recipies are vegetarian). It made cooking much easier because the recipies are healthy and balanced. The nutrition info is listed for every recipe.
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Rachel Oftedahl, January 4, 2007 (view all comments by Rachel Oftedahl)
I have a longstanding obsession with the Moosewood cookbook series, and this was a welcome addition. It truly is low-fat, wihtout sacrificing flavor. A few ingredients are hard to come by, but they have easy substitutions. I would recommend the Harira. Highly.
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Krauss, Pam:
Moosewood Collective
Clarkson Potter Publishers
Moosewood Collective
The Moosewood Collective
New York :
Home economics
Vegetarian cookery
Low-fat diet
Health & Healing
Health & Healing - Low Fat
Low-fat diet -- Recipes.
Health & Healing - General
Cooking and Food-Special Diets
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
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Publication Date:
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9.16x7.38x1.38 in. 1.91 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Presents a collection of low-fat vegetarian recipes for salads, pasta dishes, grains, breads, soups, main courses, fish, side dishes, and desserts.
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