Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 15 mins

This recipe comes from Better Homes and Gardens Diabetic cooking.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large saucepan heat olive oil over medium-high heat.
  2. Cook and stir the mushrooms and onion until onion is tender.
  3. Stir in orzo.
  4. Cook and stir about 2 minutes or until orzo is lightly browned.
  5. Remove from heat.
  6. Carefully stir in chicken broth, carrot, marjoram, and pepper.
  7. Bring to boiling: reduce heat.
  8. Simmer, covered, about 15 minutes or until orzo is tender but still firm.
  9. Remove saucepan from heat: stir in broccoli.
  10. Let stand, covered, for 5 minutes.
  11. Serve.


Most Helpful

Very tasty and simple dish to prepare. Browning the orzo first gives it a wonderful flavor! I omitted the carrots, and cut the brocolli florets into small pieces since I thought it would be easier to scoop up with the orzo. I zapped them in the microwave for a few minutes to soften them before adding them to the rest of the dish. I also left out the marjoram, and added a bit of Paul Prudhomme's "Vegetable Magic" to give it a zesty zing. I served it with seared tuna. Perfect!

H2O January 26, 2004

great recipe. i used salted water with seasonings instead of chicken broth. and added the broccoli about halfway through. <br/>it was delicious.<br/>thanks for posting this!

adams.wifey October 03, 2013

This was just OK for us. I followed the recipe exactly as written. Everyone tried it but no one was thrilled with it.

bmcnichol March 14, 2013

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