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Orzo Salad

Orzo Salad

Orzo pasta combines with a colorful variety of vegetables to make a delicious vegetarian meal.

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Serves 4

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1 cup orzo
2 ounces red bell pepper
2 ounces orange pepper
2 ounces chopped and seeded tomato
4 ounces carrot
1 ounce sun-dried tomatoes
4 green onions
2 ounces watercress
2 teaspoons minced garlic
1/4 cup & 2 tablespoons Italian salad dressing
2 tablespoons mayonnaise
1 tablespoon & 1 teaspoon lemon juice
1 ounce shredded pepper jack cheese
1/2 cup sunflower seeds
4 slices French bread

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  1. Prepare orzo per package directions.
  2. While pasta cooks, dice vegetables.
  3. Mix vegetables, salad dressing, mayonnaise and lemon juice in a bowl.
  4. Rinse cooked orzo and mix with vegetables.
  5. Sprinkle with cheese and sunflower seeds.
  6. Chill.
  7. Serve with French bread.
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Nutritional information for Orzo Salad

Calories: 449
Calories from Fat: 136

% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16g 25%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 7mg 2%
Sodium 427mg 18%
Total Carbohydrates 64g 21%
Dietary Fiber 6.5g 27%
Sugars 4g ~
Protein 15g 30%
Vitamin A 104% Iron 26%
Vitamin C 132% Calcium 15%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs

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