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Asparagus and Orzo Salad:

June 23, 2017

Asparagus and Orzo Salad:

Ingredients:

Dressing:
2 lemons, juiced and zested
3 cloves of garlic, crushed
1/2 c. olive oil
1/2 tsp. salt

1/2 tsp. ground pepper

Salad:

1 bunch of asparagus (about a pound), cut into 1/2-inch pieces
4 c. water
2 c. chicken broth
2 c. orzo pasta
1/2 c. green onion, sliced
1 lemon, sliced
1/2 c. feta cheese, crumbled

Instructions:
To make the dressing, whisk together all of the ingredients. Set aside.
1. Combine the water and chicken stock in a large stockpot and bring to a boil. Add the orzo and boil for 10 minutes.
2. Then add the asparagus to the pot and continue cooking the asparagus and orzo for another 5 minutes. Drain.
3. Dump warm orzo and asparagus in a large bowl. Add green onions and lemon dressing. Garnish with lemon slices and feta cheese.
4. Serve immediately.

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