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Fall Harvest Orzo Salad

Orzo

Servings: 8

Ingredients:

  • 4 cups cooked orzo, chilled (about 1 2/3 cup dried orzo)
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 2 cups diced apple¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • ¼ cup fresh lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons fresh chopped basil
  • ½ cup crumbled blue cheese
  • ¼ cup blanched almonds, chopped

Directions:

1. In a medium bowl, add all the ingredients except blue cheese and almonds, gently combining until well-incorporated.

2. Transfer the mixture to a serving dish, sprinkle with the crumbled blue cheese and almonds and serve.

Nutrition Per Serving:
Calories – 274
Protein 6 – g
Carbohydrate – 39 g
Total Fat – 11 g
Saturated Fat – 3 g
Trans Fat – 0 g
Cholesterol – 6 mg
Potassium – 153 mg
Phosphorus – 52 mg
Sodium – 120 mg

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