Corn Orzo Salad

Ann McCue


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!


★★★★★ 3 votes

6 to 8


Add to Grocery List

  • 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

  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 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

How to Make Corn Orzo Salad


  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.

Printable Recipe Card

About Corn Orzo Salad

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

Show 17 Comments & Reviews

What To Make With A Box Of Penne Recipe

What to Make With a Box of Penne

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Boxed pasta can be a saving grace at dinnertime, but you don't have to settle on topping with an ordinary tomato sauce. Here are 10 recipes that'll help you create...

Perfect Pasta Every Time Recipe

Perfect Pasta Every Time

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

The Just A Pinch Test Kitchen shows how to make the perfect pasta! Watch the "pinch tips" video here.

Elevate The Pasta Salad At Your Next Cookout Recipe

Elevate the Pasta Salad at Your Next Cookout

Kitchen Crew

Cookout season is in full effect! My husband and I were looking at the calendar and realized we have a cookout nearly every weekend for the next few weeks. One...