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Orzo, Sun-Dried Tomato and Pea Salad

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Category: Salads, Pasta, Low Fat

 Ingredients List

  • 8 c Water
  • 10 Sun-Dried Tomatoes; packed
  • -w/o oil
  • 8 oz Orzo; uncooked
  • 3/4 lb Green Peas; shelled
  • 1/4 c Fresh Basil; chopped
  • 1/4 c Fresh Italian Parsley;
  • -chopped
  • 3 tb Balsamic Vinegar
  • 1 tb Olive Oil
  • 1/4 ts Salt
  • 1/4 ts Ground Black Pepper
  • 2 tb Romano Cheese; grated


In a small saucepan over high heat, combine 1 cup of the water and the
tomatoes. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat to low and simmer until the
tomatoes are tender, about 15 minutes. Drain, reserving the liquid, and
slice the tomatoes into thin strips.

In a large pot over high heat, bring 6 cups water to a boil. Add the orzo
and cook according to the package directions, about 10 minutes. Drain,
rinse in cold water, drain again and place in a large bowl.

In a medium saucepan over high heat, bring the remaining water to a boil.
Add the peas, reduce the heat to low and simmer, rinse in cold water, drain
again and add to the orzo.

In a small bowl, combine the reserve liquid, basil, parsley, vinegar, oil,
salt and pepper and whisk until blended. Add to the bowl with the orzo. Add
the tomatoes, peas and cheese. Toss to coat well.

To serve, divide among 4 individual plates.

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