Pesto Orzo Salad

Make a flavorful salad using fresh summer vegetables and a quick pesto sauce. 

Ingredients:  -orzo -tomatoes -olives -cucumber -goat cheese -olive oil -garlic -lemon juice -basil -walnuts -roasted red peppers

Cook the orzo according to package instructions.  

Add the basil, olive oil, walnuts, lemon juice, garlic and Parmesan cheese to a food processor. 

Blend until smooth. 

Add the pesto to the orzo and stir to coat.  

Add the vegetables to the bowl of orzo. 

This flavorful dish is perfect as a side dish for a picnic or cookout. 

Or add grilled chicken to make it a complete meal. 

This summer salad will be a favorite way to use fresh vegetables. 

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