Saffron Orzo Salad With Pine Nuts Recipe

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SAFFRON ORZO SALAD WITH PINE NUTS

judy wellington

By
@cordonbleu

Best served at room temperature. Be sure and use FRESH herbs.


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Serves:

10

Prep:

30 Min

Ingredients

1/2 c
currants
1 c
boiling water
1 16 oz pkg
orzo pasta
1/2 c
olive oil
1/4 tsp
ground saffron
2 clove
garlic, minced
3 Tbsp
fresh lemon juice
2 tsp
ground turmeric
1 tsp
sugar
1/2 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
ground cumin
1/4 tsp
pepper
2/3 c
pine nuts, toasted
1/4 c
chopped fresh mint
1/4 c
chopped fresh flat leaf parsley
3 Tbsp
chopped fresh cilantro

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Combine currants and boiling water and let stand for 5 minutes. Drain and set aside. Cook orzo according to package directions; drain. Set aside and keep warm.
2
Combine oil and saffron in a bowl. Let stand for 15 minutes. Stir in garlic and next 6 ingredients. Add orzo and toss. Let cool.
Add currants, pine nuts, and remaining ingredients. Toss.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Salads
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Healthy
Hashtag: #orzo