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    Picnic Orzo Pasta Salad

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    Ck2plz's Note:

    A great summer salad. My family loves this! When it is BBQing season we make it alot. You can change the amount of peppers or omit one(not a fan of green pepper) and add more of the peppers you like. I usually play with the oil and vinegar mixture to suit my taste. This is also better when it sits for awhile.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Cook orzo for 7 minutes. Drain and rinse with cold water.
    2. 2
      Add peppers, onion and sundried tomatoes to the orzo pasta and mix well.
    3. 3
      Add oil and gradually add in the vinegar. Use your discretion if you want to add the entire 1/2 cup of vinegar.
    4. 4
      Salt and pepper to taste.
    5. 5
      Chill for at least 1 hour.
    6. 6
      Fold in feta cheese right before serving.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on April 12, 2012

      55

      I love the versatility of this salad. Added fresh tomatoes and zucchini. Orzo works so well. Love it with goat cheese.
      Thanks for posting!

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    • on January 25, 2011

      55

      YUMMY! This salad is delicious and will serve well for a few lunches. I used red, yellow and orange peppers (don't like the green ones!) and rehydrated sundried tomatoes but would use the ones packed in oil next time. This is great! Made for Went to the Market tag game. Thanks Ck2plz! :)

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    • on March 29, 2010

      55

      This is *absolutely wonderful* and is now in my salad rotation list for my outdoor cooking meals. I omitted the salt and pepper and used the full amount of olive oil and wine vinegar mixture and it was perfect :) Thanks for posting. *Made for Spring 2010 PAC*

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    Nutritional Facts for Picnic Orzo Pasta Salad

    Serving Size: 1 (159 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 652.7
     
    Calories from Fat 196
    30%
    Total Fat 21.8 g
    33%
    Saturated Fat 6.7 g
    33%
    Cholesterol 26.7 mg
    8%
    Sodium 441.1 mg
    18%
    Total Carbohydrate 91.9 g
    30%
    Dietary Fiber 4.9 g
    19%
    Sugars 7.2 g
    28%
    Protein 20.2 g
    40%

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