Confetti Orzo Salad

Pam Snyder

By
@mpsnyder

This is a dish that is always a hit anywhere I take it. I always serve it cold. I believe it's from the 365 pasta recipes cookbook but it has changed over time to the recipe I have here. If you don't have orzo on hand you can use any small shaped pasta instead. Enjoy! :)


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Serves:

4-6

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
orzo pasta
1/3 c
olive oil, extra virgin ( i use less for my taste)
3 Tbsp
lemon juice, fresh squeezed
1/2 tsp
lemon zest
1/2 tsp
salt
1/8 tsp
black pepper
1 clove
garlic, minced
1 medium
carrot, diced finely
1 1/4 c
bell peppers (red, green and yellow), diced
1/2 small
red onion, diced (about 1/4 cup)
1/4 c
fresh parsley, finely chopped

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cook orzo in plenty of boiling water until tender, 10-12 minutes. Drain.
2
Whisk oil, lemon juice, zest, salt, pepper, and garlic until blended.
3
Toss all of the ingredients together. Serve hot or cold.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta Sides, Pasta Salads
Other Tag: Quick & Easy