Blue Cheese Orzo Salad

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I found this in the updated version of the "Taste of Home" cookbook. It was submitted by Helen Conwell from Fairhope, AL, who says: "The crunch of the walnuts and bacon is a pleasant contrast to the creamy rice-shaped past. The blue cheese and arugula lend a satisfying, savory quality."

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  1. Cook orzo according to package directions; drain and place in a large bowl.
  2. Add the arugula, bacon, blue cheese, onions and walnuts.
  3. In a blender, combine the first six vinaigrette ingredients; cover and process until blended.
  4. While procession, gradually add oil in a steady stream.
  5. Drizzle over salad; toss to coat.
  6. Serve the salad immediately.