Orzo Salad

7
Lindsey McCue

By
@lynz39

This is a favorite salad I make often. It's so versatile you can really make it your own easily!

Make sure to taste the dressing as your making it to adjust to your liking! And add as little or as much as you'd like.

I also added about 1/2 cup or so of cooked wild rice to the mix this time and it was excellent!

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Don't forget to pack this salad on your next picnic! With no mayo and loads of flavor, this is a perfect picnic pick. The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 18 votes

Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 4 c
    chicken stock
  • 1 1/2 c
    orzo pasta
  • 1 can(s)
    garbanzo beans, 15oz.)
  • 1 1/2 c
    grape, cherry or teardrop tomatoes (halved)
  • 3/4 c
    finely chopped red onion
  • 1/2 c
    chopped fresh basil
  • 1/4 c
    chopped fresh parsley or mint
  • 3/4 c
    vinaigrette (recipe follows)
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste
  • ·
    crumbled feta cheese (optional)
  • ·
    toasted pine or walnuts roughly chopped (optional)
  • VINAIGRETTE DRESSING:

  • 1/2 c
    rice wine vinegar
  • 1/4 c
    fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tsp
    honey
  • 2 tsp
    salt
  • 1 c
    extra virgin olive oil

How to Make Orzo Salad

About Orzo Salad

Course/Dish: Pasta Pasta Salads
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: Italian
Hashtag: #orzo



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