4 large ripe tomatoes, sliced and arranged on a platter
16 small leaves of fresh basil
1 pouch (11-oz) light tuna in water
1 cup cubed mozzarella cheese
3 tbsp minced fresh basil
2 tbsp olive oil
2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
1/8 tsp freshly ground black pepper
Place the small basil leaves over the tomatoes on the platter.
Drain orzo; rinse with cold water and place in a large mixing bowl. Add the tuna, mozzarella cheese, and minced basil.
In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, vinegar, and pepper. Drizzle the dressing mixture over the orzo and toss well to combine. Spoon the orzo mixture over the tomatoes.
Yield: 4 servings
Per serving: 392 calories, 15 g (5 sat) fat, 31 g carbs, 7 g fiber, 34 g protein
Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1 1/2 starch, 1 1/2 fat, 1 vegetable
Note: This is a file photo
Note: My version of a recipe I saw in an old TOH.