Corn Orzo Salad

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Ann McCue

By
@salsaqueen

This is a nice salad with a light dressing. Got it out of a Better Homes and gardens special intrest "Potluck" magazine. Served with a southwest beef kabob. I have the recipe for the kabobs posted also. Enjoy!

Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
6 to 8

Ingredients

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  • 2/3 c
    dried orzo
  • 2 c
    fresh corn kernels ( 3 ears)
  • 1 medium
    orange sweet pepper, cut into bite size pieces
  • 2/3 c
    grape tomatoes, cut in half
  • 1
    14.5 to 15 ounce can kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 c
    thinly sliced red onion
  • 1 small
    zucchini, cut into bite size pieces
  • DRESSING

  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp
    honey
  • 1/4 c
    lime juice
  • 3 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1
    fresh jalepeno chili pepper, seeded and finely chopped (wear gloves or be very careful)
  • 2 Tbsp
    snipped fresh cilantro (i left this out because i don't like cilantro)
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt

How to Make Corn Orzo Salad

Step-by-Step

  1. cook orzo according to directions. add corn kernels for the last minute of cooking time.
    Drain orzo and corn in a colander, rinse with cold water.
    In a large bowl combine orzo and rest of ingredents.
  2. Mix the dressing ingredents in a screw top jar and shake well. add to orzo mixture and mix well.

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About Corn Orzo Salad

Course/Dish: Pasta Salads
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy




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