Tri-Colore Orzo Pasta Salad

Tri-Colore Orzo Pasta Salad Is Mushy And Tastes Like Bad Italian Dressing.

The one thing this dish does have in common with pasta salad is that it

Ingredients

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Pasta

Ingredient Image

Pasta is a staple food of traditional Italian cuisine, with the first reference dating to 1154 in Sicily. It is also commonly used to refer to the variety of pasta dishes.

1 1/2 pound orzo pasta

Olive Oil

Ingredient Image

Olive oil is a fat obtained from the olive, a traditional tree crop of the Mediterranean Basin. The oil is produced by pressing whole olives and is commonly used in cooking, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals

4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

Arugula

Ingredient Image

Eruca sativa is an edible annual plant, commonly known as salad rocket, rucola, rucoli, rugula, colewort, roquette, and arugula.

2 1/2 cups fresh arugula, chopped

Feta Cheese

Ingredient Image

Feta is a brined curd white cheese made in Greece from sheep's milk, or from a mixture of sheep and goat's milk. Similar brined white cheeses produced in Europe are often made partly or wholly of cow's milk, and they are also sometimes called feta.

3/4 cup crumbled feta cheese

Cherries

Ingredient Image

A cherry is the fruit of many plants of the genus Prunus, and is a fleshy drupe. The cherry fruits of commerce usually are obtained from a limited number of species such as cultivars of the sweet cherry, Prunus avium.

1 cup dried cherries or cranberries, roughly chopped

Pine Nuts

Ingredient Image

Pine nuts are the edible seeds of pines. About 20 species of pine produce seeds large enough to be worth harvesting in other pines the seeds are also edible, but are too small to be of notable value as a human food.

1/3 cup toasted pine nuts

Lemon Lime Juice

Ingredient Image

A lime is a hybrid citrus fruit, which is typically round, lime green, 3

3 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice

Black Pepper

Ingredient Image

Black pepper (Piper nigrum) is a flowering vine in the family Piperaceae, cultivated for its fruit, which is usually dried and used as a spice and seasoning. When dried, the fruit is known as a peppercorn. When fresh and fully mature, it is approximately 5 millimetres (0.20 in) in diameter, dark red, and, like all drupes, contains a single seed. Peppercorns, and the ground pepper derived from them, may be described simply as pepper, or more precisely as black pepper (cooked and dried unripe fruit), green pepper (dried unripe fruit) and white pepper (ripe fruit seeds).

1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Pasta

Ingredient Image

Pasta is a staple food of traditional Italian cuisine, with the first reference dating to 1154 in Sicily. It is also commonly used to refer to the variety of pasta dishes.

1 pound orzo pasta

Olive Oil

Ingredient Image

Olive oil is a fat obtained from the olive, a traditional tree crop of the Mediterranean Basin. The oil is produced by pressing whole olives and is commonly used in cooking, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals

3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

Arugula

Ingredient Image

Eruca sativa is an edible annual plant, commonly known as salad rocket, rucola, rucoli, rugula, colewort, roquette, and arugula.

2 cups fresh arugula, chopped

Feta Cheese

Ingredient Image

Feta is a brined curd white cheese made in Greece from sheep's milk, or from a mixture of sheep and goat's milk. Similar brined white cheeses produced in Europe are often made partly or wholly of cow's milk, and they are also sometimes called feta.

3/4 cup crumbled feta cheese

Cherries

Ingredient Image

A cherry is the fruit of many plants of the genus Prunus, and is a fleshy drupe. The cherry fruits of commerce usually are obtained from a limited number of species such as cultivars of the sweet cherry, Prunus avium.

1/2 cup dried cherries or cranberries, roughly chopped

Pine Nuts

Ingredient Image

Pine nuts are the edible seeds of pines. About 20 species of pine produce seeds large enough to be worth harvesting in other pines the seeds are also edible, but are too small to be of notable value as a human food.

1/4 cup toasted pine nuts

Lemon Lime Juice

Ingredient Image

A lime is a hybrid citrus fruit, which is typically round, lime green, 3

3 tablespoons lemon juice

Black Pepper

Ingredient Image

Black pepper (Piper nigrum) is a flowering vine in the family Piperaceae, cultivated for its fruit, which is usually dried and used as a spice and seasoning. When dried, the fruit is known as a peppercorn. When fresh and fully mature, it is approximately 5 millimetres (0.20 in) in diameter, dark red, and, like all drupes, contains a single seed. Peppercorns, and the ground pepper derived from them, may be described simply as pepper, or more precisely as black pepper (cooked and dried unripe fruit), green pepper (dried unripe fruit) and white pepper (ripe fruit seeds).

1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Pasta

Ingredient Image

Pasta is a staple food of traditional Italian cuisine, with the first reference dating to 1154 in Sicily. It is also commonly used to refer to the variety of pasta dishes.

1 1/2 pound orzo pasta

Olive Oil

Ingredient Image

Olive oil is a fat obtained from the olive, a traditional tree crop of the Mediterranean Basin. The oil is produced by pressing whole olives and is commonly used in cooking, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals

3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

Arugula

Ingredient Image

Eruca sativa is an edible annual plant, commonly known as salad rocket, rucola, rucoli, rugula, colewort, roquette, and arugula.

2 cups fresh arugula, chopped

Feta Cheese

Ingredient Image

Feta is a brined curd white cheese made in Greece from sheep's milk, or from a mixture of sheep and goat's milk. Similar brined white cheeses produced in Europe are often made partly or wholly of cow's milk, and they are also sometimes called feta.

3/4 cup crumbled feta cheese

Cherries

Ingredient Image

A cherry is the fruit of many plants of the genus Prunus, and is a fleshy drupe. The cherry fruits of commerce usually are obtained from a limited number of species such as cultivars of the sweet cherry, Prunus avium.

1/2 cup dried cherries or cranberries, roughly chopped

Pine Nuts

Ingredient Image

Pine nuts are the edible seeds of pines. About 20 species of pine produce seeds large enough to be worth harvesting in other pines the seeds are also edible, but are too small to be of notable value as a human food.

1/4 cup toasted pine nuts

Lemon Lime Juice

Ingredient Image

A lime is a hybrid citrus fruit, which is typically round, lime green, 3

3 tablespoons lemon juice

Black Pepper

Ingredient Image

Black pepper (Piper nigrum) is a flowering vine in the family Piperaceae, cultivated for its fruit, which is usually dried and used as a spice and seasoning. When dried, the fruit is known as a peppercorn. When fresh and fully mature, it is approximately 5 millimetres (0.20 in) in diameter, dark red, and, like all drupes, contains a single seed. Peppercorns, and the ground pepper derived from them, may be described simply as pepper, or more precisely as black pepper (cooked and dried unripe fruit), green pepper (dried unripe fruit) and white pepper (ripe fruit seeds).

1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

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