Thursday, May 5, 2016

May Flowers & Recipe-of-the-Day




Feta Orzo Salad
On a bed of Curly Leaf Lettuce
 
Ingredients:  (makes 4 servings)
½ cup thinly sliced green onions
½ cup feta cheese (crumbled)
1 Tablespoon chopped fresh dill
1 can chickpeas (garbanzo beans), drained
1 cup uncooked orzo pasta

Dressing:
3 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 1/2 Tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon minced garlic

1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain
 and rinse with cold water. Drain.
2. Combine drained pasta, green onions, cheese, dill, and
  chickpeas in a large bowl.  Toss gently to combine.
3. For the dressing - combine lemon juice, olive oil, salt
  and garlic in a small bowl.  Stir with a whisk. (or a
  small mason jar with a lid.  Shake to combine.)
4. Drizzle over the pasta mixture; toss gently to coat.

Happy May!





 

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