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Orzo Vegetable Salad

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Ingredients
  Orzo 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Apple juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  White wine vinegar 3 Tablespoon
  Vegetable oil 8 Teaspoon (2 Tablespoons Plus 2 Teaspoons)
  Dijon mustard 2 Teaspoon
  Ground ginger 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Cherry tomatoes 1⁄2 Pound, halved
  Cooked black beans 1 Cup (16 tbs) (1/2 Cup Dried)
  Cooked green peas 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Yellow bell pepper 1 Large, diced
Directions

1. Bring a medium-size saucepan of water to a boil. Add the orzo and cook 8 to 10 minutes, or according to the package directions until al dente. Transfer the orzo to a colander, cool under cold running water and set aside to drain.
2. In a medium-size bowl combine the apple juice, vinegar, oil, mustard, ginger, pepper and salt, and stir to combine. Add the tomatoes, beans, peas, bell pepper and orzo, and stir to combine.

Recipe Summary

Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Salad
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Interest: 
Healthy

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1968 Calories from Fat 434

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 49 g74.7%

Saturated Fat 5.6 g28%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 794.1 mg33.1%

Total Carbohydrates 317 g105.6%

Dietary Fiber 39.8 g159.4%

Sugars 32.7 g

Protein 62 g123.8%

Vitamin A 58.2% Vitamin C 533.2%

Calcium 21.9% Iron 64.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Orzo Vegetable Salad Recipe