Orzo Pasta Salad

Whats’s Spring without a lovely cold orzo pasta salad. It pairs so well with yummy good like ham (perfect for an Easter dinner). I usually only eat cold pasta salads in spring and summer, definitely not winter. This was a lovely salad for it used fresh spinach and Parmesan cheese, mixing it from the usual feta and orzo. Hope you like it!

Ingredients: 1/2 pound orzo, 1 cup cherry tomatoes, 2 cups spinach (fresh), 1/3 cup red onion chopped, olive oil, red wine vinegar, salt and pepper, honey, and lemon juice

Directions:

1. Cook the orzo and rinse some cool water over it while you make the other ingredients.

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2. Cut tomatoes and spinach into pieces. Chop onions into fine bits.

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3. Incorporate all of the ingredients. Add Parmesan cheese to the mix and mix thoroughly.

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4. In a small bowl, mix 2 tbsps of olive oil, juice of a whole lemon, some honey and red wine vinegar together. Add salt and pepper until the ingredients taste like what you want!

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5. Mix the dressing with the other ingredients and chill.

Hope you enjoy this cold pasta salad.

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