SHRIMP ORZO SALAD

 

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Ingredients

  • 1 package (16 ounces) orzo pasta
  • 3/4 pound cooked medium shrimp, peeled, deveined and cut into thirds
  • 1 cup finely chopped green pepper
  • 1 cup finely chopped sweet red pepper
  • 1 can (14 ounces) water-packed artichoke
  • hearts, rinsed, drained and quartered
  • 3/4 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 1/2 cup minced fresh parsley
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh dill
  • 1/3 cup chopped pimiento-stuffed olives
  • 1/2 cup white wine vinegar
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup olive oil

Directions

  • Cook pasta according to package directions; drain and rinse in cold water. Place in a large bowl; add the shrimp, peppers, artichokes, onion, parsley, dill and olives.
  • 2. In a small bowl, combine the vinegar, garlic, salt, basil, oregano and pepper. Slowly whisk in oil. Pour over pasta mixture and toss to coat. Refrigerate until serving

Notes

With plenty of shrimp, artichoke hearts, olives, and a host of herbs, this is a tasty alternative to typical shrimp salads.

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