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Italian Pesto and Pepper Orzo Salad

  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 1 hr 25 min
  • Servings 6

A quick and delicious salad thats full of peppers, pesto and orzo pasta. MORE + LESS -

Simply Scratch
October 20, 2014

Ingredients

1/2
tablespoon sea salt
2
cups Orzo pasta
1/4
cup yellow bell pepper, diced small
1/4
cup red bell pepper, diced small
1/4
cup orange bell pepper, diced small
1
medium shallot, diced small
1/2
cup pesto (use your favorite!)
1/4
cup grated Parmesan cheese
1
teaspoon red wine vinegar
1/4
teaspoon black pepper

Steps

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  • 1
    Bring a pot of water to boil and season with a half tablespoon of sea salt.
  • 2
    Add in the orzo pasta and cook as directed on the box. Once al dente, drain and add to a large bowl.
  • 3
    To the pasta: Add the diced peppers, shallot, pesto, Parmesan cheese, red wine vinegar and the black pepper. Stir to combine.
  • 4
    Refrigerate for at least one hour before serving.
 

Nutrition Information

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