Orzo Confetti Salad Recipe

Step 1

Bring a large saucepan of water to boil over high heat. Add orzo and 1 tbsp salt and boil for about 8 minutes,or until pasta is tender but still slightly firm. Turn orzo into a sieve, rinse under cold water to stop cooking, and drain well.

Step 2

Dressing: In a small bowl, combine vinegar and mustard, then whisk in oil. Bring small saucepan of water to boil over high heat, add carrots, and blanch for 2 minutes. Drain in a colander.

Step 3

In a large bowl, combine orzo, carrots, tomato, green pepper, celery, onion and parsley. Add dressing, season with salt and pepper, and toss to combine well. Serve with endive and radicchio.

Things You'll Need

  • 1 1/2c Orzo; rice shaped pasta
  • -uncooked
  • -Salt
  • 1/3c Carrots; finely chopped
  • 1 Tomato, plum;seeded & finely
  • -chopped
  • 1/3c Green pepper; finely chopped
  • 1/3c Celery; chopped
  • 1/3c Red onion; finely chopped
  • 1/3c Parsley; fresh; minced
  • Black pepper; frshly ground
  • 1 Belgian endive;up to 2 heads
  • -leaves separated
  • 1 Radicchio; up to 2 heads
  • -leaves separated
  • 3tb Vinegar, white wine
  • 1ts Dijon mustard
  • 6tb Olive oil

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