- 300g orzo
- 1 tbsp sunflower oil
Sunflower oil is made from pressing sunflower seeds and extracting the oil. It's usually…
- 140g streaky bacon, chopped
- 140g cherry tomatoes, halved
- ½ x 190g jar pesto
Pesto is a generic Italian name for any sauce made by pounding ingredients together.
- 2 avocados, stoned, peeled and sliced
Although it's technically a fruit, the mild-flavoured avocado is used as a vegetable. Native…
- 70g bag rocket
Rocket is a very 'English' leaf, and has been used in salads since Elizabethan times. It…
- Grana Padano shavings, to serve
Bring a large pan of water to the boil. Cook the orzo following pack instructions, drain and set aside. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a frying pan and fry the bacon for 4-5 mins until crispy. Stir in the tomatoes and cook for a couple mins more. Stir in the orzo, pesto and avocado, and heat for 2 mins more.
Spoon onto a serving plate, then scatter with rocket leaves and Grana Padano.