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Rainbow orzo salad

Rainbow orzo salad

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
    • plus cooling
  • Easy
  • Serves 1

This small, rice-like pasta is ideal for bulking out nutritious salads. This version is made with roasted vegetables, cheese and basil

  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
low inkcal422
fat18g
saturates6g
carbs52g
sugars30g
fibre9g
protein13g
salt1g
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Ingredients

  • 2 peppers , different colours if you like, deseeded and sliced
  • 1 red onion , cut into thin wedges
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 6 cherry tomatoes , halved
  • 25g orzo pasta
  • 25g feta cheese , crumbled
  • 2 tbsp roughly chopped basil

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Put the peppers and onion in a roasting tin and drizzle with half the oil. Roast for 20 mins, adding the tomatoes for the final 5 mins. Leave to cool.

  • STEP 2

    Cook the orzo following pack instructions, then run under cold water to cool before draining thoroughly. Toss with the vegetables, the remaining oil, the feta and basil. Will keep in the fridge for a few days.

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Recipe from April 2014, April 2014

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Rating: 5 out of 5.9 ratings
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