Orzo Salad with Corn, Tomatoes, and Basilorzo Salad with Corn, Tomatoes, and Basil Recipe

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Looking for an easy Orzo Salad with Corn, Tomatoes, and BasilOrzo Salad with Corn, Tomatoes, and Basil recipe? Learn how to make Orzo Salad with Corn, Tomatoes, and BasilOrzo Salad with Corn, Tomatoes, and Basil using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by sographic

Makes 4 servings



The tiny pasta soaks up the vinaigrette as it stands. Ditalini or small shells also work.

Recipe Ingredients for Orzo Salad with Corn, Tomatoes, and BasilOrzo Salad with Corn, Tomatoes, and Basil


Dressing:
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 teaspoon red wine vinegar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
3 garlic cloves

Salad:
1 cup uncooked orzo
2 cups corn (about 4 ears)
2 cups tomato
1/2 cup red onion
1/4 cup basil

Recipe Directions for Orzo Salad with Corn, Tomatoes, and BasilOrzo Salad with Corn, Tomatoes, and Basil

  1. Directions

  2. 1. To prepare dressing, combine first 6 ingredients in a jar; cover tightly, and shake vigorously.

  3. 2. To prepare salad, cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain, and place in a large bowl. Spoon half of dressing over pasta; toss to coat. Cool to room temperature. Add the remaining dressing, corn, tomato, onion, and basil to pasta; toss to coat. Let stand 30 minutes.

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Salads

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 224.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
279
Calories from Fat
47
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.2g
8%
Saturated Fat
0.6g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
307mg
13%
Potassium
431mg
12%
Total Carbohydrates
51.9g
17%
Dietary Fiber
3.3g
13%
Sugars
5.2g
Protein
8.7g
Vitamin A 17% Vitamin C 34%
Calcium 2% Iron 4%
* 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
B
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • High in vitamin C
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