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!


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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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
For 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.
2
Cook orzo as directed on package.
3
In a large mixing bowl, add corn kernels, celery, cucumber, and tomatoes.
4
When orzo is cooked, drain and rinse under cold water; drain well.
5
Add 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