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; total fat 5.9g 9% DV; saturated fat 1.3g; cholesterol 3mg 1% DV; sodium 176mg 7% DV; potassium 140mg 4% DV; carbohydrates 23.6g 8% DV; fiber 1.7g 7% DV; sugar 2g; protein 6.4g 13% DV; exchange other carbs 2; vitamin a iu 365IU; vitamin c 12mg; folate 124mcg; calcium 77mg; iron 2mg; magnesium 31mg.