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Greek Orzo Salad

Whole wheat orzo salad is a great way to enjoy a light pasta and veggie dish that is perfect for a cookout or party. Served cold, this dish combines delicious Greek flavors with fresh, seasonal produce. Filled with fiber, whole wheat orzo is a filling and healthy way to enjoy pasta salad. This recipe makes 4 servings and actually tastes best if you leave it in the fridge for a bit before eating. Serve topped with feta or grilled shrimp or chicken. Read more for the full recipe.Ingredients:8oz whole wheat orzo1/2 english cucumber, sliced into 1/2″ chunks5-6 artichoke hearts, rinsed and sliced (canned, frozen or fresh)4 tbsp capers1 cup plum [...]

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Orzo with Artichoke Hearts and Peas

Orzo is a small, rice shaped pasta. Whole wheat orzo is higher in both protein and fiber than brown rice and cooks in less than 10 minutes! This quick dinner highlights fresh spring produce and can be put together quickly and easily. It can be served hot or cold. Use this as a main dish or a healthy side at your next barbecue.Read more for the full recipe! Prep Time: 5 minutesCook Time: 10 minutes Ingredients:1/2 lb dry whole wheat orzo pasta1 cup fresh English peas, washed1 cup artichoke hearts, washed and chopped (fresh, canned or frozen)1 medium shallot, minced1/2 medium onion, chopped1/2 lemon, juiced1 cup low sodium chicken broth [...]

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