Salmon Orzo Salad and Cheesy Herb Muffins

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 8 mins

Salmon Orzo Salad is a delicious main dish salad recipe perfect for the dog days of summer.

Ingredients Nutrition


  2. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. In large bowl, combine salad dressing, yogurt, mayonnaise, milk, and Parmesan cheese and mix well.
  3. Flake salmon and add to dressing mixture along with tomatoes, bell peppers, and cheese and stir gently. Top with peas; do not stir.
  4. Cook pasta according to package directions until al dente. Drain and add to salad in bowl; stir gently to combine. Cover and chill for 2-3 hours to blend flavors before serving.
  6. Preheat oven to 400°F Grease 12 muffin cups with unsalted butter and set aside. Combine onion, parsley, dill seed, thyme, and garlic in small bowls; set aside.
  7. In large bowl, combine flour, whole wheat flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and dill weed and mix until blended; there will be a few lumps. Fill prepared muffin cups 3/4 full. Sprinkle each muffin with the onion mixture and lightly press into batter.
  8. Bake muffins at 400°F for 17-22 minutes or until muffins are firm and light golden brown. Cool 1 minute in pan, then remove from pans and cool for 30 minutes on wire racks; serve warm. 12 muffins.
  9. To reheat in the microwave, place muffins on a microwave-safe plate and cover with microwave-safe paper towel. Microwave on HIGH for 10-15 seconds per muffins; let stand 1 minute, then serve.