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Citrusy Orzo and Black Beans

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“This summer dish came about from not knowing what to make for dinner and searching through the cabinets. We had orzo and a can of black beans. I knew it was a success when my then 7 year old daughter had 4 helpings! This can also be used as a side dish.”
READY IN:
30mins
SERVES:
4-6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cook orzo as directed on package.
  2. Drain orzo, place in a medium bowl and set aside.
  3. Heat olive oil in a medium skillet over medium-high heat.
  4. When the oil is heated (about 2 minutes), add the garlic and shallot. Saute until tender and slightly browned, 5 minutes or so.
  5. Add the green and red peppers. Saute until tender-crisp.
  6. Remove from the heat and combine with the orzo. Mix well.
  7. Add the beans to the bowl and mix to combine.
  8. In a separate bowl, combine the orange juice, oregano and red pepper flakes. Stir well.
  9. Drizzle over the orzo and toss.
  10. Season with additional red pepper flakes if desired and a touch of salt.

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