Paella pasta salad

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Paella pasta salad

Ingredients
12 oz uncooked orzo pasta
1/4 cup canola oil
2 tbsp lemon juice
2 tbsp light mayonnaise
2 tsp salt
2 garlic cloves, pressed
4 green onions, with tops thinly sliced
2 tbsp tarragon, thinly sliced
1 1/2 cup grape tomatoes, halved
1/2 cup green olives, pitted and quartered
1 cup frozen green peas, thawed

Instructions:

1. Cook orzo according to package directions a the high end of the time range, omitting salt and oil. Drain, rinse under cold water; set aside.

2. Meanwhile, for dressing, combine oil and saffron powder in small microwave safe bowl. Microwave on high 30-45 seconds or until hot. Place into refrigerator; cool completely. Combine lemon juice, mayo, salt and garlic in a small bowl. Whisk until smooth. Slowly add oil mixture, whisking constantly.

3. Combine orzo, dressing, and remaining ingredients in a large mixing bowl. Mix well and serve.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size:16

 

Amount Per Serving
Calories
2240
Total Fat
72
Saturated Fat
8
Total Carbohydrate
304
Dietary Fiber
32
Sugars
0
Protein
64
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