Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Warm Weather Recipes

Found this recipe posted on one of my groups the other day and tried it this past weekend; loved it. This will be a recipe that I'm sure I will make quite often. Nice hot weather dish.

Mexican Orzo Salad

Prep Time - 24 Min. Cook Time - 11 Min. Ready in - 2Hrs. 35 Min.


1 16 oz. package orzo pasta
1 small red bell pepper, chopped
1 samll yellow bell pepper, chopped
1 bunch green onions, chopped
1 small red onion, chopped
1 15 oz. can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
1 15 oz. can kidney beans, rinsed and drained
1 15 oz. can black beans, rinsed and drained
1 8.75 oz. can whole kernel corn, drained
1 cup chopped cilantro leaves
salt and pepper to taste
5 limes juiced
6 tablespoons canola oil

Cook pasta, (should be still firm to the bite) drain well, mix together with the rest of the ingredients, refrigerate at least 2 hours before serving.

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