Fall Harvest Orzo Salad

Published October 29, 2019

The leaves are changing, there’s a chill in the air, and Halloween is only a couple days away. Autumn is in full force and that means it’s the perfect time for our fall harvest orzo salad.

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4 cups cooked orzo, chilled (about 1 2/3 cup dried orzo)

1 cup dried cranberries

2 cups apple, diced

¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil

¼ cup fresh lemon juice

½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

2 tablespoons fresh basil, chopped

½ cup crumbled blue cheese

¼ cup blanched almonds, chopped

Cooking Instructions

1. Prepare the orzo as directed on the packaging.

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

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

Nutrition Information

Calories 305

Fat 13.5 g

Carbohydrates 40 g

Protein 7 g

Dietary Fiber 3.6 g

Calcium 71 mg

Phosphorus 110 mg

Sodium 121 mg

Potassium 146 mg


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