This refreshing side dish is the perfect addition to any barbeque or picnic. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

Diabetic Living Magazine


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Cook orzo according to package directions, adding snap peas the last 1 minute; drain. Rinse with cold water; drain again.

  • Meanwhile, remove 1 tsp. zest and squeeze 2 Tbsp. juice from lemon. In a medium bowl combine lemon zest and juice and the remaining ingredients. Add orzo mixture, stirring to coat. If desired, cover and chill up to 4 hours before serving.


Tips: Chill up to 24 hours, but leave out the mint until ready to serve.

Nutrition Facts

173 calories; 5.9 g total fat; 1.3 g saturated fat; 3 mg cholesterol; 176 mg sodium. 140 mg potassium; 23.6 g carbohydrates; 1.7 g fiber; 2 g sugar; 6.4 g protein; 365 IU vitamin a iu; 12 mg vitamin c; 124 mcg folate; 77 mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 31 mg magnesium;