Southwestern Orzo Salad + KitchenAid Stand Mixer Giveaway
This Southwestern Orzo Salad is made with sweet corn, black beans, tomatoes, avocado, and tossed with a simple and delicious Lemon Vinaigrette. It's really, reeeeeally good! Perfect for summer BBQs, potlucks and picnics!
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For the Orzo Salad
1can(15-oz) sweet corn, drained and rinsed
1can(15-oz) black beans, drained and rinsed
1pintcherry tomatoes, halved
1/4-cupfresh parsley leaves
grated parmesan cheese, optional
For the Dressing
1/2cupfresh lemon juice
salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste
Cook Orzo according to the directions on the box.
Remove from heat; drain and rinse with cold water.
In a large salad bowl, combine cooled orzo, sweet corn, black beans, tomatoes, and avocado chunks; set aside.
In a separate mixing bowl, whisk together lemon juice, olive oil, salt and pepper.
Add as much dressing as you want to the prepared orzo salad. Refrigerate any remaining salad dressing.
Toss salad, cover, and refrigerate for 20 minutes.