Roasted Corn & Orzo Salad With Cilantro Pesto

Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 15 mins

I just made this recipe up for a party I was cooking for. We needed a pasta salad to go with the mexican theme. I think it turned out awesome!!! Makes a lot, you may want to halve it.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. cook pasta to directions and cool under cold running water.
  2. pesto:.
  3. blend first 6 pesto ingredients in food processor.
  4. drizzle in olive oil as it blends.
  5. combine vegetables, orzo and vinegar.
  6. stir pesto into pasta and vegetables.
  7. chill in fridge.
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Very tasty orzo salad using all kinds of FRESH ingredients! I tightly packed my cilantro and it made for a pretty strong pesto. You could loosely pack the cilantro for a more mild result. This dish could also be made with a basil or spinach pesto and taste great. For this version I served lime wedges on the side. Very enjoyable, thanks G. Ramirez. [Made for Bargain Basement Tag]