Orzo pasta makes a tasty side dish when cooked with vegetables, garbanzo beans, and cashews or almonds. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Ingredients

Directions

  • In a large saucepan cook the frozen vegetables and pasta according to pasta package directions, except omit any oil or salt. Drain. Return pasta mixture to saucepan.

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  • Stir in garbanzo beans, undrained tomatoes, spaghetti sauce and thyme. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 5 minutes.

  • Before serving, stir in cashews (or almonds). Sprinkle each serving with mozzarella cheese.

Tips

Recipe ID: R051010 // Usage Id: 1620946374 // Publication: Diabetic Living (www.recipe.com) // URL: http://Diabetic Living (www.recipe.com)/nutty-orzo-and-vegetables/ // Number of Servings: 2 // Nutrition Facts (per serving) : 379 cal., 7 g total fat (2 g sat. fat), 3 mg chol., 453 mg sodium, 67 g carb., // 12 g fiber, 5 g sugar, 16 g pro. // Daily Values: 0% vit. A, 74% vit. A, 153% vit. C, 14% calcium, 22% iron // Exchanges: 3 1/2 starch, 3 vegetables, 1/2 fat // Combo: EF SF HPRO HPREG VEGE

Nutrition Facts

379 calories; 7 g total fat; 1.5 g saturated fat; 3 mg cholesterol; 453 mg sodium. 746 mg potassium; 67 g carbohydrates; 11.6 g fiber; 5 g sugar; 15.9 g protein; 3677 IU vitamin a iu; 92 mg vitamin c; 136 mg calcium; 4 mg iron; 80 mg magnesium;