Warm Orzo Salad with Zucchini & Tomatoes This recipe was shared with the senior community at the Flanner House Inc of Indianapolis, in partnership with Foodlovetog.
Warm Orzo Salad with Zucchini & Tomatoes INGREDIENTS: 1 cup orzo 8 cups water 1 Tbsp Butter or Olive oil for sauteing 1 large zucchini, chopped Pint of cherry or grape tomatoes, sliced in half 1 large shallot, sliced 1 clove garlic, minced 1 tsp. fresh thyme, minced Juice 1/2 Lemon salt and pepper to taste
DIRECTIONS: Bring water to a boil in a pot over high heat. Add orzo pasta to salted water and cook about 7-9 minutes, or until al dente. Drain, set aside.
In a large skillet over medium-high heat, melt butter. Add zucchini, cherry tomatoes, shallot and garlic. Sauté until zucchini is tender.
Remove from heat and add thyme, lemon juice salt and pepper, stirring well. Then toss with orzo until well combined. Serve immediately. Serves 4