Mozzarella, Orzo, and Snap Pea Salad

Mozzarella, Orzo, and Snap Pea Salad
Paul Sirisalee
Although delicious for dinner, this salad would also be great for a picnic or a backyard barbecue. You can make it up to 8 hours in advance.

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Serves 4
preparation
20
minutes
cooking
20
minutes

Ingredients

1
cup
orzo
3
tablespoons
olive oil
2
teaspoons
grated lemon zest, plus 1 tablespoon lemon juice
kosher salt and black pepper
1
pint
cherry tomatoes, halved
1
cup
halved snap peas
8
ounces
bocconcini (fresh mozzarella balls), halved
1/2
cup
chopped fresh herbs (such as dill, tarragon, and chives)

Directions

  1. Cook the orzo according to the package directions. Drain and let cool.
  2. Whisk together the oil, lemon zest, lemon juice, and ½ teaspoon each salt and pepper in a medium bowl. Add the cherry tomatoes, snap peas, bocconcini, herbs, and orzo and toss to combine.
Charlyne Mattox
July 2013

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 452
  • Fat 23 g
  • Sat Fat 10 g
  • Cholesterol 44 mg
  • Sodium 330 mg
  • Protein 18 g
  • Carbohydrate 43 g
  • Sugar 5 g
  • Fiber 3 g
  • Iron 3 mg
  • Calcium 359 mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.

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