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It is one of those salads that adapts to any vegetable, or most meats and cheese, for that matter.
I am going to use Sun-dried tomato orzo today for our Confetti Orzo Salad.

Confetti orzo salad

Confetti orzo salad

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I just love the healthy recipes using orzo to make salads.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people
Calories 220 kcal


  • 1/4 cup finely chopped scallions
  • 1 1/2 cups Sun-dried Tomato Orzo
  • 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp grated lemon zest (peel)
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp freshly ground pepper
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 1 medium carrot, diced into 1/8″ pieces
  • 1 1/4 cup finely diced red, green and yellow bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup peeled, English cucumber, diced finely
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped scallions
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped Italian flat parsley


  • Cook orzo in skillet with enough water to boil until tender (10 minutes should do the trick)
  • Drain using a wire mesh strainer; rinse under cool water.
  • Whisk olive oil, lemon juice, lemon zest, sea salt, freshly ground pepper and minced garlic until blended nicely.
  • Toss diced and chopped vegetables, orzo and dressing together.
  • Serve warm or at room temperature. Voila! Yummy salad is prepared.
  • Healthy Recipe serves 4.
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