Confetti Orzo Salad

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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! :)

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
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

How to Make Confetti Orzo Salad

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.

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About Confetti Orzo Salad

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



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