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Orzo with Tomatoes and Basil (Side Dish)

This light refreshing salad tastes even better if you let it sit, making it the perfect "make ahead" side dish.

Orzo with Tomatoes and Basil (Side Dish)

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Serves: 6 Total Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 1/2 cups orzo
  • 1 1/2 cups red and yellow teardrop tomatoes or grape tomatoes, halved (you can also use heirloom tomatoes, just cut them up into large bite sized pieces)
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh basil leaves (chop just before adding to salad, to prevent basil from turning black)
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh mint leaves
  • About 3/4-cup Red Wine Vinaigrette, recipe follows
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Red Wine Vinaigrette:
  • 1/2 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1/4-cup fresh lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 cup extra-virgin olive oil

Instructions

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Notes

Inspired by Giada de Laurentiis Orzo Salad recipe

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