Pasta Salad – What is One Recipe That Can Be Made…

Pasta salad can be an enjoyable dish. It is frequently served during the spring and summer seasons, but many people also like to have it during winter and fall. This meal can be prepared in many different ways. One such pasta salad recipe is mentioned below. Even this type, orzo, can also be made in various forms.

Ingredients

4 cups chicken broth
16 oz orzo
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
1 tbsp butter
1 tsp minced garlic
1/4 tsp red pepper flakes (crushed)
1/2 tsp basil (dry)
1/2 tsp thyme (dry)
1/2 tsp ground black pepper
1 cup pine nuts
2 oz jar capers (optional, and you can add the liquid as well if you do use this)
1 cup olives, pitted
12 oz feta cheese
10 oz bag chopped spinach
1 tbsp lemon juice

Directions

Boil the chicken broth on high heat, and then add the orzo, cooking for at least 8, and up to 10 minutes. Drain the orzo well, and then put it into a large bowl. Mix it with the butter, and then set it aside.

Over meadium heat, place the olive oil in a frying pan (this can be done while the pasta is being cooked), and mix the garlic into it, allowing it to be cooked until the garlic becomes soft. Stir in the spices, as well as the pine nuts. Let this cook until the nuts have a light brown color.

Finally, stir the mix that was just cooked into the pasta, and then add the remaining ingredients, stirring again. It can be served either cold or warm.

Source by Josh K.

Post Author: MNS Master