Orzo Salad

    2 hours 40 min

    The perfect pasta salad, which is suitable for vegetarians. Orzo is tossed with sweetcorn, red onion, green pepper, chilli, parsley, olives and flaked almonds in a balsamic dressing.

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    Serves: 6 

    • 250g orzo pasta
    • 1 (198g) tin sweetcorn kernels, drained
    • 1/4 small red onion, thinly sliced
    • 1/4 green pepper, thinly sliced
    • 1/2 red hot chilli, thinly sliced
    • 1/2 bunch flat-leafed parsley, chopped
    • 8 black olives, thinly sliced
    • 125ml balsamic vinaigrette
    • garlic granules to taste
    • 125g flaked almonds

    Prep:30min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Extra time:2hr chilling  ›  Ready in:2hr40min 

    1. Cook the orzo as per packet's instructions. Drain.
    2. Put orzo in bowl. Add onion, chilli, pepper and dressing, whilst pasta is still hot.
    3. Place in refrigerator and let cool.
    4. Add remaining ingredients, toss and serve.

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    Great recipe and very falvoursome. Will be making again for christmas.  -  08 Dec 2009  (Review from Allrecipes AU | NZ)


    Really awesome! I didn't use chili or the nuts due to who doesn't like what. But I did add some shredded carrot. It was SO GOOD! The colder the better!!  -  05 Jan 2013  (Review from Allrecipes AU | NZ)