Vegan Lemon Arugula Orzo Salad

Vegan Lemon Arugula Orzo Salad
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 149.4
  • Total Fat: 4.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 215.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 24.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.4 g
  • Protein: 5.6 g

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Introduction

This lemony vegan salad makes great leftovers for lunch the next day. This lemony vegan salad makes great leftovers for lunch the next day.
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    2 c. cooked whole-wheat orzo
    12 grape tomatoes
    1 medium zucchini
    2 cups arugula
    1 lemon, juice and rind
    4 T. raw walnuts
    2 T. fresh basil
    2 garlic cloves
    1/2 t. sea salt

Tips

Adding the arugula to the warm pasta will wilt it slightly, giving it a nice texture and bringing out it's flavor.


Directions

Cook orzo until done, about 9 minutes. Chop zucchini and arugula; slice grape tomatoes in half; mince basil and garlic; zest lemon. When orzo is done cooking, rinse and drain well. Add arugula to the warm pasta and toss. Then add the rest of the prepared vegetables and seasonings. Squeeze lemon juice over all and toss. Let rest for a little before eating.

Serving Size: 4 servings

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