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Spinach and Orzo Salad Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Donna Lemieux-Brehm

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
8 oz. orzo pasta
1 tsp. Kosher salt
1/4 cup pine nuts (roasted in a sauté pan) on medium high for 4 minutes, stirring constantly.
1 clove minced garlic
6 oz. feta cheese, roughly crumbled
2 oz. chopped Kalamata Greek olives, pitted
6 oz. fresh baby spinach
1/2 cup chopped red onion
3 Tbl. extra virgin olive oil
1 Tbl. balsamic vinegar
1 Tbl. red wine vinegar
pinch of basil. and tarragon
Salt and black pepper to taste

Directions:
Directions:
Cook the pasta according to the directions.
In a food processor mix the spinach, garlic and olive oil until combined.
While the orzo is still warm, mix everything together and let set in fridge at least 1 hour before serving.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6 to 8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 hour
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a great salad on a hot summer day. You can add chicken or shrimp to it to make a complete meal too.

 

 

 

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