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

Diabetic Living Magazine


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • 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.


Nutrition Facts

159 calories; total fat 1g 2% DV; saturated fat -1g; cholesterol -1mg; sodium 148mg 6% DV; potassium -1mg; carbohydrates 32g 10% DV; fiber 2g 8% DV; sugar 1g; protein 6g 12% DV; exchange other carbs 2; vitamin a iu -1IU; vitamin c -1mg; folate -1mcg; calcium -1mg; iron -1mg; magnesium -1mg.