Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Brandi's Orzo Salad

Here's another one of our favorite "Brandi Recipes".

Brandi's Orzo Salad

8 oz. orzo , uncooked
1 1/2 Tablespoon olive oil
1/3 cup pine nuts
small garlic clove
1/2 cup basil chopped (optional)
1/4 pound feta cheese
1 1/2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
Salt and Pepper
Cherry tomatoes and sliced black olives (however many you would like)

Cook orzo according to package.  Rinse in colander to help cool pasta.  Saute pine nuts in 1/2 Tablespoon olive oil.  Drain on paper towel.  Press garlic, mix with basil.  Whisk vinegar and oil, salt and pepper.  Stir all remaining ingredients in with cooked orzo.

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