Monday, May 9, 2016

Salad Lovers! Orzo Salad with Vegetables: Most visited







This salad is one of my most requested.  Light and easy to do.  I highly recommend it!

Happy Baking and Cooking from my kitchen to yours,


M.J.




I RECEIVED A REQUEST FOR SALADS AND HERE 'S  Another ONE !

8 Oz. UNCOOKED ORZO PASTA
1 LB. ASPARAGUS CUT INTO PIECES
1 CUP FROZEN PEAS THAWED
3 OZ. PECORINO ROMANO CHEESE OR PARMESAN GRATED
1/2 TSP. SALT
3 TABLESPOONS FRESH LEMON JUICE
2 TABLESPOONS LIGHT OLIVE OIL
1/2 CUP THINLY SLICED FRESH BASIL

COOK ORZO ACCORDING TO DIRECTIONS..WHEN THERE IS 3 MINUTES LEFT OF COOKING TIME..ADD ASPARAGUS..COOK 1 MINUTE THEN ADD PEAS FOR FINAL 2 MINUTES..DRAIN

COMBINE SALT, LEMON JUICE AND OLIVE OIL; WHISK TOGETHER. TOSS ORZO, ASPARAGUS AND PEAS WITH LEMON JUICE MIXTURE..STIR IN GRATED CHEESE AND BASIL. SERVE WARM OR ROOM TEMPERATURE..

Note:  One of my foodie friends roasted the asparagus and said it was great doing it like that. So you choose roast the asparagus or do as the above suggests.





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