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Orzo And Summer Squash Salad

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Ingredients
  Orzo pasta 8 Ounce (1 1/3 Cups, Uncooked)
  Diced zucchini/Yellow summer squash / both 3 Cup (48 tbs) (1/2 Inch Pieces)
  Diced tomato 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Light caesar dressing 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Dried basil leaves 1 Teaspoon
  Spinach leaves 4
  Salt To Taste
  Black pepper To Taste
Directions

1. Cook orzo according to package directions for 7 minutes. Add squash to orzo; return to a boil. Cook 1 to 2 minutes more or until orzo and squash are tender. Drain well; rinse under cold water to stop cooking.
2. Place mixture in large bowl; stir in tomato. Pour dressing over salad; sprinkle with basil. Toss gently to coat. Cover and refrigerate until cool. Serve salad over spinach leaves. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Side Dish
Dish: 
Salad
Interest: 
Summer, Gourmet, Healthy
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Pasta
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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