Orzo Salad

Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Melanie J. Clarke
Pasta salad is always a reliable family reunion choice. It's portable and goes with everything from fried chicken to ham. This version with orzo can be served chilled or at room temperature.

Yield:

8 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 213
Caloriesfromfat 27 %
Fat 6.4 g
Satfat 2.2 g
Monofat 3.1 g
Polyfat 0.6 g
Protein 7.4 g
Carbohydrate 31.3 g
Fiber 2.1 g
Cholesterol 10 mg
Iron 2 mg
Sodium 305 mg
Calcium 71 mg

Ingredients

3 cups hot cooked orzo (about 1 1/2 cups uncooked rice-shaped pasta)
1 cup frozen green peas, thawed
3/4 cup (3 ounces) crumbled feta cheese
1/4 cup chopped parsley
3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 garlic clove, minced

Preparation

Combine all the ingredients in a large bowl, and toss well to coat. Cover bowl and chill for 1 hour.

Note:

Jessica B. Harris,

July 2002