Orzo may look like rice, but it's actually a type of pasta. In this quick side dish recipe, it's served with cherry tomatoes and feta cheese and is flavored with citrus and herbs.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Recipe Summary

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

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Directions

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  • Cook orzo in a medium saucepan according to package directions, omitting any salt or oil. Drain the orzo, reserving 2 tablespoons pasta cooking water, if not using orange juice. Return the orzo to the pan.

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  • Stir in cherry (or grape) tomatoes, feta cheese, orange juice (or the reserved pasta water), basil (or parsley), and thyme.

Nutrition Facts

94 calories; protein 5g 10% DV; carbohydrates 17g 6% DV; dietary fiber 2g 8% DV; sugars 2g; fat 1g 2% DV; saturated fat 1g 5% DV; cholesterol 3mg 1% DV; sodium 120mg 5% DV.