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Enchilada Orzo Recipe - Family Fresh Meals Recipe

Cheesy Enchilada Orzo

This Cheesy Enchilada Orzo recipe is a simple supper with a great blend of flavors and textures: chewy orzo, tender veggies, and a spicy, creamy sauce.
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  • 1 cup uncooked Orzo
  • ½ block cream cheese cubed
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese
  • 2 cups vegetable stock
  • 1 cup enchilada sauce
  • 1 can black beans
  • 1/2 cup whole kernel corn
  • ½ diced red bell pepper
  • ½ diced green bell pepper
  • ¼ cup chopped green chilies
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • In a large skillet, cook peppers and corn over medium-high heat until they start to soften.
  • Add in vegetable stock and orzo, cover, and cook for 10-15 minutes until orzo is cooked. Stir occasionally while cooking.
  • Uncover, add in cream cheese, black beans, enchilada sauce, cheddar cheese, green chilies and salt and pepper to taste. Turn heat down to low, and simmer for an additional 5-7 minutes.
  • Serve with sour cream, tomatoes, cilantro, and a lime.
  • Remove from pot and serve.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 334kcal (17%)Carbohydrates: 41g (14%)Protein: 18g (36%)Fat: 10g (15%)Saturated Fat: 6g (30%)Cholesterol: 33mg (11%)Sodium: 1398mg (58%)Potassium: 269mg (8%)Fiber: 2g (8%)Sugar: 8g (9%)Vitamin A: 1470IU (29%)Vitamin C: 32.5mg (39%)Calcium: 311mg (31%)Iron: 1.2mg (7%)