Orzo Salad With Corn, Tomatoes, & Basil

Total Time
15 mins
10 mins

The tiny pasta soaks up the vinaigrette as it stands. Ditalini or small shells also work.

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  1. To prepare dressing, combine first 6 ingredients in a jar; cover tightly, and shake vigorously.
  2. To prepare salad, cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat.
  3. Drain, and place in a large bowl.
  4. Spoon half of dressing over pasta; toss to coat.
  5. Cool to room temperature.
  6. Add the remaining dressing, corn, tomato, onion, and basil to pasta; toss to coat.
  7. Let stand 30 minutes.
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5 5

Wonderful salad with grilled chicken; I included some drained black beans and a can of baby corn, halved, in it. Everyone liked it! Thanks for posting; will make again. :)

Very good -I followed the recipe exactly and then added about a cup of baby spinach. Great summer salad. Thanks for sharing!

5 5

This is excellent! I used a little more dressing (only because I made a mistake and added too much vinegar so had to make more dressing to compensate and then ended up using it all LOL) which it seemed to need so it was a happy accident. Otherwise followed the recipe, but doubled it to serve more for a cookout. Oh, I did use frozen corn, which I left out to thaw for a couple hours in a strainer. This is a lovely, fresh, summery salad which got lots of compliments. Thanks for the recipe Dancer!