Serves 4| Hands-On Time: | Total Time:
- Heat the oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the onion, carrot, and celery and cook, stirring occasionally, until tender, 5 to 6 minutes.
- Add the broth and 2 cups water and bring to a boil. Add the orzo and cook until tender, 8 to 10 minutes.
- Stir in the meatballs and spinach. Serve with the Parmesan.
- Per Serving
- Calories 497
- Fat 24g
- Sat Fat 7g
- Cholesterol 168mg
- Sodium 743mg
- Protein 39g
- Carbohydrate 29g
- Sugar 5g
- Fiber 3g
- Iron 4mg
- Calcium 283mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .
Any small pasta will do in place of the orzo. Try ditalini (little tubes), small shells, or kid-tempting pastina (tiny stars) or alphabet pasta.