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Mozzarella Tomato and Orzo Salad

Category Pasta
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Quick and easy!


  • 1/2 cup uncooked orzo
  • 3/4 cup mozzarella, cut in bite size cubes
  • 1 roma tomato, seeded and cut in bite size pieces
  • 2 tbsp fresh basil, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • salt to taste
  • 2 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil, or more if needed



Cook orzo al dente according to package instructions. Drain and allow the orzo to cool.

Mix the mozzarella, tomatoes, basil, pepper flakes, and salt in a large serving bowl. Gently mix in the orzo and toss lightly to coat with the oil. Serve room temperature or chilled.

By Deeli from Richland, WA

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July 19, 20100 found this helpful

Deeli, I made this salad yesterday (made a double batch) and it is outstanding! Brought it to work today for everyone to try! Thank you!

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August 14, 20100 found this helpful

Go Deeli! Yea!

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