Orzo Salad With Roasted Carrots, Currants, and Pine Nuts

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 20 mins

This is good as a warm side dish or as a cold salad. Fast and easy

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook orzo in plenty of boiling water with 1/2 tsp tumeric added for 8-10 minutes or al dente.
  2. Drain and set aside to cool.
  3. Preheat oven to 350F.
  4. Cut carrots in half lengthwise then slice on the diagonal into 1/2" thick pieces.
  5. Place in a roasting pan, drizzle with a little oil,sprinkle with spices and toss to coat evenly.
  6. Roast for 30 minutes, remove and allow to cool.
  7. Mix orzo,carrots,currants,pinenuts,c8i and vinegar together well.
  8. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  9. Serve hot as an accompaniment or cold as a salad.
Most Helpful

Fed 2 adults and 1 toddler as a main dish on a hot summer's day. Very easy to make.

Missy Wombat March 08, 2004