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Italian Pesto and Pepper Orzo Salad

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.
By Simply Scratch
Updated 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

  • 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

No nutrition information available for this recipe
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