Orzo/fresh tomato sauce

Yield: 4 servings

Measure Ingredient
4 cups Water
½ pounds Ripe tomatoes; peeled, 1/2\"cubes
1 \N Salt and black pepper to taste
1 \N Fresh ground pepper to taste
¾ cup Orzo
¼ teaspoon Red pepper flakes
2 tablespoons Olive oil
2 tablespoons Fresh basil; shredded, loose
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1 teaspoon Garlic; finely minced

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: 1½ Grain(Starch); 0 Lean Meat; ½ Vegetable; 0 Fruit; 1 ½ Fat; 0 Other Carbohydrates Converted by MM_Buster v2.0n.

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