Quick & easy Orzo pasta salad

July 21, 2022 (Last Updated: July 19, 2022)
Orzo pasta salad

Quick & easy Orzo pasta salad

This orzo pasta salad is the easiest and most delicious dish to cook up for a delicious meal. And is meat-free! 

 

SERVES 4| HANDS-ON TIME 10 min| TOTAL TIME 15-20 min

INGREDIENTS

EASY ORZO PASTA SALAD

  • 450g orzo pasta
  • 6 tbsp olive oil
  • tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • ⅔  cup sun-dried tomatoes, chopped (reserve 2 tbsp liquid)
  • ⅔  pitted kalamata olives
  • 6-7 garlic cloves, minced
  • ½ cup pistachios, shelled
  • head radicchio, cored and chopped
  • cup rocket

SERVE 

  •  Fresh basil
  • Parmesan, to serve
  • Pomegranate rubies, to serve

 

METHOD

PREPARE the orzo pasta, by bringing a large pot of water to a boil and season generously with salt. Cook the orzo pasta to al dente and drain.

ONCE the orz pasta is drained, toss with the olive oil and mix through the rest of the ingredients.

SERVE this quick & easy orzo pasta salad topped with parmesan, fresh basil and pomegranate seeds.

Easy Orzo pasta salad

Serves: 4
Prep Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 450g orzo pasta
  • 6 tbsp olive oil
  • 6 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • ⅔  cup sun-dried tomatoes, chopped (reserve 2 tbsp liquid)
  • ⅔  pitted kalamata olives
  • 6-7 garlic cloves, minced
  • ½ cup pistachios, shelled
  • 1 head radicchio, cored and chopped
  • 1 cup rocket
  •  Fresh basil
  • Parmesan, to serve
  • Pomegranate rubies, to serve

Instructions

1

Prepare the orzo, by bringing a large pot of water to a boil and season generously with salt. Cook pasta al dente and drain.

2

Once the pasta is drained, toss with the olive oil and mix through the rest of the ingredients.

3

Serve the orzo with parmesan, fresh basil and pomegranate seeds.

 

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