Orzo Shrimp Stew

This mildly seasoned stew has satisfying ingredients like shrimp, broccoli, tomatoes and pasta.


4 servings


2 1/2 cups reduced sodium chicken broth
5 cups broccoli florets
1 (14.5 ounce) can diced tomatoes, undrained
1 cup uncooked orzo
1 pound uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
2 teaspoons dried basil
2 tablespoons butter or margarine


In a large nonstick skillet or saucepan, bring broth to a boil. Add the broccoli, tomatoes and orzo. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add the shrimp, salt and pepper. Cover and cook for 4 to 5 minutes or until shrimp turn pink and orzo is tender. Stir in basil and butter.

Nutritional Information

One serving (1 3/4 cups) equals 401 calories, 10 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 190 mg cholesterol, 919 mg sodium, 45 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 35 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 1/2 starch, 1 vegetable.

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