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Zesty Orzo Salad Recipe

Looking for an easy Zesty Orzo Salad recipe? Learn how to make Zesty Orzo Salad using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by leeann1317

Makes 8 servings



Zesty orzo salad with vegetables.

Recipe Ingredients for Zesty Orzo Salad

16 oz. whole wheat orzo
3 cups grape tomatoes
2 cups broccoli
1 cucumber
1 cup shallots (3 shallots)
1/3 cup olive oil
1/8 cup rice vinegar
47 grams lemon juice (1 lemon)
38 grams lime juice (1 lime)
1 clementine (just juice)
2 cloves garlic
1 jalapeno pepper
1/3 cup cilantro
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper

Recipe Directions for Zesty Orzo Salad

  1. Cook orzo.

  2. Cut grape tomatoes in half.

  3. Chop broccolini and cucumber into bite sized pieces.

  4. Mince shallots, jalapeno and garlic.

  5. Mix orzo, tomatoes, broccolini, cucumber and 2/3 shallots in a bowl.

  6. Chop and add cilantro.

  7. Mix olive oil, rice vinegar, lemon juice, lime juice, celmentine juice, garlic, salt and peper in a separate bowl to make a dressing.

  8. Pour dressing over orzo mixture just before serving.

  9. Add avocado and/or feta cheese if you'd like.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 226.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
322
Calories from Fat
92
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
10.2g
16%
Saturated Fat
1.3g
7%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
68mg
3%
Potassium
348mg
10%
Total Carbohydrates
49.3g
16%
Dietary Fiber
3.5g
14%
Sugars
5.6g
Protein
8.5g
Vitamin A 19% Vitamin C 58%
Calcium 3% 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
  • Low in sodium
  • High in vitamin C
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