Orange Orzo Salad with Almonds, Feta and Olives

Serves: 6 Save

Ingredients (14)

  • 8 ounces whole wheat orzo pasta (I used DeLallo brand)
  • 1/2 cup raw almonds
  • 1 cup chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • 1/2 cup pitted Kalamata olives, halved
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onion
  • 1/2 cup raisins, preferably golden
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon orange zest
  • 1/4 cup fresh-squeezed orange juice (from 1 to 2 oranges, preferably organic)
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 1 medium clove garlic, pressed or minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Directions

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Mojito

This Cuban classic Mojito is a refreshing mix of crisp, white rum, sparkling soda water, fresh, zesty lime and fragrant mint leaves. Balancing the rum's smooth warmth with the lime's citrusy tang and the mint's cool, herbal notes, it promises to burst a tropical bliss!

Ingredients (5)

  • 2 oz. Captain Morgan White Rum
  • 0.75 oz. Lime Juice
  • 0.75 oz. Sugar Syrup
  • 2 oz. Soda Water
  • 10 Mint Leaves