Potluck Orzo Pasta Salad

Recipe by emmapeel
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READY IN: 59mins
SERVES: 15-20
YIELD: 10 cups
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cook orzo in 6-8 qt pot of boiling water according to pkg directions (7-9 minutes) Drain and rinse with cold water; drain well.
  • Toss in large bowl with 1 1/2 T olive oil.
  • Add chopped vegetables, beans, and olives In separate small bowl, combine olive juice, sesame oil, lemon juice, vinegar, garlic, oregano, dill weed, mustard and curry.
  • Gradually whisk in remaining 1/2 cup olive oil.
  • Add salt and ground pepper to taste.
  • Add dressing to orzo mixture and blend well.
  • At this point taste the salad, and add more of whatever you prefer (I added more dijon).
  • Toast pine nuts on a cookie sheet in a 350 degree oven for 5-10 minutes.
  • Sprinkle on top of salad just before serving.
  • Can be made 1 day ahead.
  • Makes approximately 10 cups.
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