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orzo salad with sesame dressing


great for summer bbqs, family reunions and such.


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  1. To make dressing: add all dressing ingredients to the container of an electric blender
  2. Process until smooth
  3. Set aside
  4. Cook the orzo in boiling salted water to cover for about 8 minutes or until tender
  5. Drain
  6. Rinse
  7. And drain again
  8. In a mixing bowl
  9. Toss the orzo and 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  10. Spoon half the orzo mixture into a large glass serving bowl
  11. Spread evenly
  12. Top with half the carrot strips
  13. Raisins
  14. And sunflower kernels
  15. Repeat layers
  16. Drizzle 1 cup sesame dressing over the top
  17. Sprinkle the parsley and green onion evenly over the top
  18. Serve with the remaining sesame dressing

Step 13

Total Time in Minute 68

Ingredients Count 17

cooking orzo salad with sesame dressing

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Orzo pasta

Sesame oil



Sunflower seeds

Fresh parsley

Green onions

Corn oil

Rice vinegar



Orange rind


Fresh ginger

Soy sauce


Dry crushed red pepper

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