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    Orzo Shrimp Salad

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    21 mins

    20 mins

    1 mins

    Susie D's Note:

    This salad is an ideal summer supper or buffet offering---colorful, tasty, and easy to prepare.

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    Ingredients

    Dressing

    Directions:

    1. 1
      In large pot heat water to boiling, add orzo to water and cook until al dente: Drain: Rinse & set aside.
    2. 2
      In large bowl add shrimp, both bell peppers, green onions, & cilantro.
    3. 3
      In food processor make dressing by first pulsing garlic until it is finely minced.
    4. 4
      Add yogurt, salt and pepper, Dijon, sugar; pulse until smooth.
    5. 5
      Reserving half of dressing, pour half over shrimp & vegetables in bowl.
    6. 6
      Add orzo and parmesan, stir well, and refrigerate 1 hour.
    7. 7
      Before serving stir in reserved half of dressing.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on April 07, 2012

      55

      We loved everything about this salad. Will make it many more times. Thanks for posting.

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    • on February 05, 2007

      55

      The dressing is perfect; light and creamy. I can't eat peppers so substituted with celery and finely chopped sweet onion. No cilantro. I love the dish with orzo. Thanks for a great recipe.

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    • on October 24, 2010

      55

      Made this yesterday & turned out really nicely. I think cilantro tastes like soap so I tried using Italian parsley instead. I felt like it was missing a little something but can't quite put my finger on it - I'll make again next time and maybe throw in some dill. Still giving a 5 star rating because I can't deduct a star when I purposefully omitted something. With a tiny bit of tinkering this is definitely a keeper though :)

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    Nutritional Facts for Orzo Shrimp Salad

    Serving Size: 1 (229 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 307.1
     
    Calories from Fat 56
    18%
    Total Fat 6.2 g
    9%
    Saturated Fat 3.0 g
    15%
    Cholesterol 110.3 mg
    36%
    Sodium 1067.3 mg
    44%
    Total Carbohydrate 39.5 g
    13%
    Dietary Fiber 2.6 g
    10%
    Sugars 6.1 g
    24%
    Protein 22.3 g
    44%

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