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orzo, corn, green bean & tomato salad

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Michelle Bersani =^..^=
East Bridgewater, MA

Nothing fancy here. Just a nice pasta and veggie salad. Awesome at a BBQ. Note* If you like spicy, add 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes before blending.

(1 rating)
yield 6 -8
prep time 25 Min

Ingredients For orzo, corn, green bean & tomato salad

  • 8 oz
    orzo pasta, cooked to package directions
  • 10 oz
    frozen green beans, thawed
  • 3 c
    frozen corn, thawed (or 2 15.25 oz cans, drained)
  • 2 c
    grape tomatoes, cut in half lengthwise
  • 1/3
    red onion, chopped
  • 1/2 c
    red wine vinegar (white is also very good)
  • 2 Tbsp
    dijon mustard
  • 1/2 c
    olive oil, light
  • 2 Tbsp
    cilantro, fresh, chopped (or 2 tsp dried)
  • salt and pepper, to taste

How To Make orzo, corn, green bean & tomato salad

  • 1
    To make dressing: In a small bowl, whisk together vinegar, olive oil, mustard, cilantro, and salt and pepper.
  • 2
    In a large, wide bowl, mix orzo with 1/2 cup of the dressing. Add more salt and pepper to taste. Spread level.
  • 3
    Layer corn kernels, green beans, onions and tomatoes over pasta.
  • 4
    Pour remaining dressing into a container. Cover and chill both salad and dressing until ready to serve.
  • 5
    Shortly before serving, pour 3/4 of the remaining dressing over salad and mix gently to blend. Add more dressing (if needed) and salt and pepper to taste.

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