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Shrimp and Orzo Salad Recipe

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This recipe for Shrimp and Orzo Salad, by , is from Mallory and Carrie's Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Karen Trickett
Added: Friday, June 20, 2008


3/4 lb. orzo pasta
1/2 C. lemon juice
1/2 C. olive oil
2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. pepper
crumbled feta
1 1/2 - 2 lbs. raw shrimp
1C. sliced scallions
1 C. chopped fresh dill
1 C. chopped parsley
1 cucumber - peeled, seeded and diced
1/2 C. red onion, diced

1) Cook orzo according to pkg. directions; drain.
2) Whisk together lemon juice, olive oil, salt and pepper. Pour over hot pasta.
3) Toss peeled, deveined shrimp with some olive oil, salt and pepper. Roast for 5 - 6 min. in pan at 400 F. Toss with the salad
4) Mix together scallions, dill, parsley, cucumber and red onions. Add to the orzo mixture. Add feta last and toss well.




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