3/4cup celery, diced small (about 2 celery stalks)
3/4cupcarrot, diced small (about 2 carrots)
1/2cupdiced red bell pepper, diced
1/2cupgreen bell pepper, diced
1.5 tsp minced garlic
1tspcajun or creole seasoning
1tspcoriander cumin powder
1tsp cumin powder
1.5tbsp extra virgin olive oil
5 cups water
fresh herbs for garnish (chopped cilantro or parsley)
Turn the Instant Pot onto saute mode and add the oil. Once the oil is hot, add the cumin seeds and let them splutter for a few seconds.
Next, add all of the diced vegetables together (onions, celery, bell peppers, zucchini, carrots) and let them cook for about 3-4 minutes until slightly softened.
Next, add the garlic, ginger, and all of the remaining seasonings (cajun powder & spices) and saute for about 1-2 minutes until everything is fragrant but not browned. Add in the orzo, stir for about 2 minutes to get the orzo slightly toasted and then add in the water and salt.
Give everything a quick stir, hit cancel on the Instant Pot and turn it on to High Pressure Mode and set the timer for 8 minutes.
After the the pressure cooking mode is complete, quick release after 10 minutes and serve hot. Garnish with additional herbs like cilantro or parsley or a fresh squeeze of lemon juice!
This recipe is 4 SmartPoints per 2 cup serving on the WW Blue Plan and 2 SmartPoints Per 1 cup serving.