Tomato and Orzo Salad

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Susan Matthews

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@livinthegoodlife

Sounds so good I wanted to post this! I love fresh tomatoes!!

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★★★★★ 1 vote

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Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
10 Min

Ingredients

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    salt
  • 1 1/4 c
    orzo pasta
  • 1/2 lb
    green beans, trimmed and cut in thirds
  • 2 large
    lemons
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 2 tsp
    oregano, fresh chopped
  • 1/4 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1 lb
    ripe tomatoes cut into 1/2 inch pieces
  • 4 oz
    ricotta salata cheese crumbled or parmesan cheese shaved

How to Make Tomato and Orzo Salad

Step-by-Step

  1. In 4-quart saucepan, heat 3 quarts of salted water to boiling over high heat. Add orzo; heat to boiling and cook 4 minutes. Add green beans and cook until orzo and beans are tender, about 4 minutes longer. Drain well.
  2. Meanwhile, from lemons, grate 1 teaspoon peel and squeeze 1/4 cup juice. In large bowl, with wire whisk, mix oil, oregano, 3/4 teaspoon salt, pepper, and lemon peel and juice until blended.
  3. Add warm orzo and beans to dressing in bowl and toss well. Gently stir in tomatoes and cheese.
  4. Each serving: About 340 calories, 12g protein, 44g carbohydrate, 14 total fat (6g sat.), 26mg cholesterol, 1,010mg sodium.

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About Tomato and Orzo Salad

Course/Dish: Pasta Salads




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