This quick and easy lemony and herb pasta dish makes a delicious side. Try adding chicken or shrimp for a more complete meal.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Recipe Summary

active:
5 mins
total:
20 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cook dried orzo pasta according to package directions. Drain pasta. Return pasta and reserved pasta water to saucepan. Stir in finely shredded lemon peel, thinly sliced fresh basil, snipped fresh chives, snipped fresh thyme, salt, and ground black pepper. Cook and stir over medium heat until water is absorbed. Serve warm.

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Nutrition Facts

159 calories; protein 6g 12% DV; carbohydrates 32g 10% DV; dietary fiber 2g 8% DV; sugars 1g; fat 1g 2% DV; sodium 148mg 6% DV.