Corn Orzo Salad

2
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

  • 1cook 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.
  • 2Mix 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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