Wednesday, September 15, 2010

ariel's making ... a vegan orzo salad

i've just discovered orzo. dudes -- it's awesome! so for a potluck, i decided to make an orzo salad.

for this recipe you'll need:

1 1/2 c. organic whole wheat orzo
1 organic summer squashes
2 cloves organic garlic
1 T. organic extra virgin olive oil
1/2 c. organic peas
1 organic tomato

cook the orzo in boiling water for about 15 minutes or until tender. when done, rinse with cold water and set aside. saute the squashes and peas with the olive oil and garlic for about 5 minutes. chop the tomato.

for the dressing, you'll need:

2 T. organic extra virgin olive oil
1 T. organic seasoned rice vinegar
1 T. organic mustard
1 t. organic fair-trade sugar
1 t. organic dried dill
sea salt and pepper

mix the dressing with the orzo in a bowl and add the sauted squash and peas. top with the chopped tomato.

this is such a great potluck dish because it tastes great at room temp.

happy feasting!



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