Primavera Pasta Salad

  • Preparation time:
  • 5 min
  • Total time:
  • 20 min
  • Makes:
  • 4 servings
Primavera Pasta Salad

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Primavera Pasta Salad

Try this simple but satisfying primavera pasta salad as the perfect side tonight.

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 cup red pepper , diced
  • 1/2 cup red onion , diced
  • 2 tbsp garlic , chopped
  • 250 g orzo
  • 1 1/2 cups small broccoli , pieces
  • 1/2 cup frozen green peas
  • salt , to taste
  • pepper , to taste
  • 3 tbsp Parmesan , grated

Directions

  • Heat olive oil in a large frying pan over medium-high. Add red peppers and red onion and sauté for 2 min, or until vegetables begin to soften. Add garlic and sauté 1 min longer.
  • Cook orzo in boiling salted water until just tender, adding broccoli pieces to pasta for the last 2 min and frozen peas for the last 1 min. Drain and rinse with running water until cold. Add orzo to sautéed vegetables and toss to combine. Season with a pinch of salt and pepper. Sprinkle with grated Parmesan cheese.

Originally published in the Today’s Parent September 2014 issue.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 362
  • Protein
  • 13 g
  • Carbohydrates
  • 56 g
  • Fat
  • 10 g
  • Fibre
  • 4 g
  • Sodium
  • 422 mg
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