Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Crunchy Orzo Salad

Hello Readers,

How are you? 
The other day while browsing the web I began searching for salad recipes and I came across a  really good one Asian Noodle Salad it has everything flavorful and healthy in it, but of course I have to make it my own so here is my version.

 Don't be intimidated by all the veggies....red pepper, yellow pepper, spinach, cilantro, jalapeno pepper, garlic, ginger root, green onion, broccoli slaw and red onion
 cook the orzo according to the package
 roughly chop and toast 1/2 cup of cashews
 make your dressing
1/4 cup of soy sauce
the juice of one lime
1 tablespoon of agave nectar
1/3 cup of olive or grape seed oil
2 tablespoons of sesame oil

 slice green onion, chop peppers, grate ginger root, chop spinach, chop cilantro, mince garlic clove and pour in the entire bag of broccoli slaw, the slaw gives the salad crunch and a little snap!
to assemble the salad add pasta and veggies to a large bowl and combine
 don't hold back on the cilantro it really makes the salad
 add cashews
this dressing smells so good the sesame oil and cilantro really gives this salad a robust flavor

once the salad is tossed you can also add tomatoes, doesn't it look good? Look at the colors pretty :)
If you have never cooked with ginger root give it a try it really gives  your food some added zip. I use a box grater and I grate the ginger root it's easy to do. 

If you're tired of making the same old traditional pasta salad try this one.

 Give this salad a try it's so delicious!!! 

Be sure to stop back later this week I'm baking Pumpkin Bread with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Icing!

Thanks for visiting Decor & Harmony!

1 comment:

  1. Thanks looks delicious! Looking forward to seeing how the pumpkin bread turns out :-).


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