Garden Orzo Salad

Kathi Hamill

By
@Gally13kms

This is a really summery, citrusy pasta salad, that I found recently, and I fell instantly in love with it!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
20
Prep:
30 Min

Ingredients

FOR THE DRESSING

2
lemons, zested and juiced
2
oranges, zested and juiced
1/2 c
rice wine vinegar
1/2 c
apple cider vinegar
2 c
fresh parsley leaves
2 c
fresh basil leaves
2 c
extra virgin olive oil
1 pinch
salt
1 pinch
pepper

FOR THE SALAD

4 c
orzo pasta, uncooked
salt, for water
5
ears corn, kernels removed
5
stalks celery, diced
1
cucumber, seeded and diced
2 pt
cherry or grape tomatoes

Step-By-Step

1For the Dressing:
In a food processor or blender, add lemon zest and juice, orange zest and juice, vinegars, parsley, basil, and oil. process until smooth and season with salt and pepper. Set aside.
2Cook orzo as directed on package.
3In a large mixing bowl, add corn kernels, celery, cucumber, and tomatoes.
4When orzo is cooked, drain and rinse under cold water; drain well.
5Add cooled orzo to veggies in bowl. Add dressing to salad and toss well. Season with more salt and pepper, if needed.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta, Pasta Salads, Salads
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Healthy
Hashtags: #orzo, #herbs