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. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

Diabetic Living Magazine


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • 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.

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

Nutrition Facts

94 calories; total fat 1g 2% DV; saturated fat 1g; cholesterol 3mg 1% DV; sodium 120mg 5% DV; potassium -1mg; carbohydrates 17g 5% DV; fiber 2g 8% DV; sugar 2g; protein 5g 10% DV; exchange other carbs 1; vitamin a iu -1IU; vitamin c -1mg; folate -1mcg; calcium -1mg; iron -1mg; magnesium -1mg.