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Shrimp Orzo Salad Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jean Wode
Added: Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 pound orzo pasta
3T extra-virgin olive oil, plus 1/4 cup
Fresh Aragua (about 3 ounces)
Crumbled ricotta salata cheese or feta cheese (about 1 cup)
Dried cherries (about 1/2 cup)
Fresh basil leaves, torn
Toasted pine nuts (about 1/4 cup)
3T lemon juice (one lemon)
Salt & freshly ground black pepper
1 pound cooked shrimp

Directions:
Directions:
Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil over high heat. Add the pasta and cook until tender but sill firm to the bite, stirring occasionally, about 8 minutes. Drain pasta and put the pasta on a large cookie sheet. Drizzle the pasta with 3T olive oil, toss, spread out, and set aside to cool.

Once the orzo is cool, transfer to a large serving bowl. Add the remaining ingredients and toss gently to combine. Serve.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4 to 6 servings
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Other than the pasta & shrimp I add ingredients by look and taste.

 

 

 

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