Confetti Orzo Salad

Total Time
20mins
Prep
10 mins
Cook
10 mins

This is from my 365 Pasta Recipes cookbook, but I changed the original recipe quite a bit. Food should be attractive and this dish is really pretty and colorful. And easy to make! Cut the veggies really tiny. This is a great dish for work lunches because it is good hot or cold.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cook orzo in plenty of boiling water until tender, 10-12 minutes. Drain.
  2. Whisk oil, lemon juice, zest, salt, pepper, and garlic until blended.
  3. Toss all of the ingredients together. Serve hot or cold.
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5 5

Everybody that I have made this for like this. I've made this a couple of times already with different types of pasta. One time I added in some olives and shredded chicken for protein,another time tomatoes. I always use less oil than called for, maybe 1/8 of a cup.

5 5

This was really delicious. I too used less olive oil maybe an 1/8th of a cup and just the juice and zest of one lemon -didnt bother measuring. I also grated the carrot as my husband will pick them out if I don't. Nice salad to go along with our burgers tonight.

5 5

A wonderfully refreshing salad. What I liked the best was how mellow the tastes were. I reduced the oil to 1/4 cup and served it cold. I will definitely use this recipe again and might try adding different veggies to see how it tastes. Thank you for sharing!