Orzo Salad with Artichokes and Sausage



Serves: 6

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Recipe Time

Prep: 8 Minutes
Cook: 30 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 632
Fat 30 g
Satfat 7 g
Protein 27 g
Carbohydrate 64 g
Fiber 9 g
Cholesterol 51 mg
Sodium 1095 mg


2 9-oz. boxes frozen artichokes, thawed and patted dry
2 tablespoons olive oil
12 ounces smoked sausages, cut into 1/2-inch rounds
1 pint cherry tomatoes
1 pound orzo
1/2 cup pesto
1/3 cup grated Parmesan


1. Preheat oven to 450ºF. Line a baking sheet with foil. Toss artichokes with 2 Tbsp. oil, sprinkle with salt; roast 15 minutes. Stir in sausages and tomatoes; roast until heated through, about 15 minutes longer.

2. Bring a pot of salted water to boil. Cook orzo until tender, about 9 minutes. Drain; toss with pesto in a large bowl.

3. Toss artichoke mixture with orzo and Parmesan. Season with additional salt and pepper, if desired. Serve.