Ingredients

How to make it

  • Bring a large quantity of water to a boil and cook orzo just until tender.
  • Drain well and allow to cool then mix with onion, tomatoes, celery, basil, olives and capers.
  • Whisk together mustard, sugar and vinegar then gradually beat in oil until emulsion forms.
  • Pour vinaigrette over pasta mixture and season with salt and pepper then chill salad.
  • When it is cold mix in the crumbled cheese and serve.

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  • sunkst21 11 years ago
    I just had orzo for the first time (oddly enough in a weight watchers meal) and I am in love! I cant wait to try this recipe! I just might do so tonight!! Thanks :)
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    sheba ate it and said...
    Great recipe, will be trying this one soon.
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    jimrug1 ate it and said...
    This is a winner on all levels...;-) We make this quite often in the summer. As a variation try browning half the orzo in some Olive Oil before cooking. It adds a nice a nice color variation and a slight nutty flavor.... Great post.... ;-)~
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  • momo_55grandma 11 years ago
    Good summer Salad. thanks cat.
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    bluewaterandsand ate it and said...
    Sounds great but I am not sure what orzo is.
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    juliecake ate it and said...
    Sounds fantastic! Thanks for another good one!
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    rosemaryblue ate it and said...
    I make one that is similar, but I think I will love the chevre cheese addition! Delicious. :)
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    " It was excellent "
    nlo209 ate it and said...
    This sounds great. Thanks, I'm saving it!
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    " It was excellent "
    lunasea ate it and said...
    I love everything about this recipe, Cat. A real winner...thanks so much!
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    " It was excellent "
    invisiblechef ate it and said...
    Great post! everything sounds so good, this will be perfect in the summer, if we ever get one.
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