Orzo, Corn, Green Bean & Tomato Salad Recipe

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Orzo, Corn, Green Bean & Tomato Salad

Michelle Bersani =^..^=

By
@kitikat

Nothing fancy here. Just a nice pasta and veggie salad. Awesome at a BBQ.

Note* If you like spicy, add 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes before blending.


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Serves:

6-8

Prep:

25 Min

Ingredients

8 oz
orzo pasta, cooked to package directions
10 oz
frozen green beans, thawed
3 c
frozen corn, thawed (or 2 15.25 oz cans, drained)
2 c
grape tomatoes, cut in half lengthwise
1/3
red onion, chopped
1/2 c
red wine vinegar (white is also very good)
2 Tbsp
dijon mustard
1/2 c
olive oil, light
2 Tbsp
cilantro, fresh, chopped (or 2 tsp dried)
salt and pepper, to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

1
To make dressing:
In a small bowl, whisk together vinegar, olive oil, mustard, cilantro, and salt and pepper.
2
In a large, wide bowl, mix orzo with 1/2 cup of the dressing.
Add more salt and pepper to taste.
Spread level.
3
Layer corn kernels, green beans, onions and tomatoes over pasta.
4
Pour remaining dressing into a container.
Cover and chill both salad and dressing until ready to serve.
5
Shortly before serving, pour 3/4 of the remaining dressing over salad and mix gently to blend.
Add more dressing (if needed) and salt and pepper to taste.

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