Grand Slam Orzo Salad

Not only is this recipe delish, it's also a hit with even the pickiest of eaters. Make yours just like we did ours, or tweak by adding other veggies you prefer!


Ingredients
  • 1 Pint of grape tomatoes, cut in half
  • 1 small red onion, chopped fine
  • 1 cup thinly sliced celery
  • 1/2 cup pine nuts, toasted
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 pound orzo, cooked and rinsed in cold water
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/3 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Directions

Set aside 2 tablespoons of the toasted pine nuts. Combine the remaining pine nuts, red onions, tomatoes, celery, salt, pepper and orzo pasta.

In a small jar, combine the chopped basil, vinegar, garlic and olive oil and shake well to combine. Add to the orzo mixture and toss together.

Scoop a portion of the salad into individual containers. Garnish the top with a few of the remaining pine nuts. Place the lid on the container and tie with twine or ribbon.

Serves

8

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