Asparagus, Sundried Tomato, and Orzo Salad

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Total Time
20mins
Prep
5 mins
Cook
15 mins

A yummy and simple way to use fresh asparagus. I was inspired to write this recipe after watching my almost-4-year-old picky eater gobble up a mixture of orzo and sundried tomatos at Trader Joe's. The asparagus can easily be changed to another vegetable; I have successfully used brussels sprouts with a very pleasing result.

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 430 f. Wash asparagus, trim off woody ends, and then cut asparagus spears into 1 inch pieces. Combine in a baking dish with olive oil, garlic, and salt. Roast asparagus in oven for ~15 minutes, until just fork tender. Let cool slightly.
  2. Cook orzo in salted water, according to package directions.
  3. Cut tomatoes into small pieces or slices.
  4. Combine all ingredients and mix well.
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Enjoyed the combo of orzo & the veggies in your recipe, & now I have a new way to prepare asparagus, something we both like! Sundried tomatoes aren't something I use often, but they certainly work in this satisfying salad! Thanks for sharing the recipe! [Made & reviewed for one of my adoptees in this fall's round of Pick A Chef]