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Recipe: Orzo Cucumber Salad

Recipe: Orzo Cucumber Salad

A perfect mix of refreshing and sparkling! Crispy cucumbers, peppers, and spring onions give this orzo salad the perfect crunch, with a sprinkling of dill and lemon to top it off. Mushrooms add savory flavor or can be left out for a cleaner, crunchy dish.

Recipe: Orzo Cucumber Salad bio 7 tage


3/4 cups orzo pasta, cooked and drained (2 cups cooked)

1/2 medium cucumber, halved lengthways, deseeded and diced

1/4 cup finely chopped mushrooms

1/4 cup chopped orange bell peppers

1 medium spring onion, sliced

2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill

1/3 cup olive oil or light-tasting olive oil

1 1/2 teaspoons grated lemon zest

2 tablespoons lemon juice

1/4 teaspoon salt


Mix all ingredients in a medium-sized bowl; toss to mix. Cover and let rest in the fridge for at least 30 minutes to mix the flavors

Tip: For a decorative finish, sprinkle coarse salt over the salad before serving.

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