Corn and Orzo Salad with Arugula Pesto Recipe

Looking for an easy Corn and Orzo Salad with Arugula Pesto recipe? Learn how to make Corn and Orzo Salad with Arugula Pesto using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by mshack78

Makes 8 servings



Peppery arugula pesto and tangy feta cheese encase orzo and sweet corn kernels for a great dish that is as good hot as it is cold.

Recipe Ingredients for Corn and Orzo Salad with Arugula Pesto

3 tbsp walnut
1 1/2 cup arugula
1/2 cup parsley
1 garlic clove
3 tbsp olive oil
2 tbsp lemon juice
3 tbsp parmesan cheese
1 cup uncooked orzo
2 cups corn
1 cup cucumber
1 cup cherry tomatoes
1/2 cup feta cheese

Recipe Directions for Corn and Orzo Salad with Arugula Pesto

  1. to prepare pesto, place walnuts in processor and finely chop. add arugula and parsley; pulse to coarsely chop. With motor running, add garlic, oil, lemon juice, cheese, salt and pepper and process until blended.

  2. to prepare salad, cook orzo according to package directions. drain, rinse under cold running water and drain well. transfer to a large bowl. add corn, pesto and cucumber and mix gently. spoon onto serving plates and garnish with tomatoes and feta. serves 8

Categories

Salads

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 122.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
218
Calories from Fat
93
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
10.3g
16%
Saturated Fat
2.6g
13%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
144mg
6%
Potassium
232mg
7%
Total Carbohydrates
26.0g
9%
Dietary Fiber
2.5g
10%
Sugars
3.7g
Protein
7.1g
Vitamin A 14% Vitamin C 21%
Calcium 9% Iron 8%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
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