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Orzo salad with tomatoes and spinach



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• 375 ml (1 1/2 cups) orzo
• 12 to 15 cherry tomatoes cut in 2
• 500 ml (2 cups) baby spinach
• 80 ml (1/3 cup) sundried tomato vinaigrette
• 1 container of 200 g of bocconcini pearls
• 1/4 small red onion, chopped

Vinaigrette with sundried tomatoes and oregano
• 75 ml (2/3 cup) olive oil
• 50 ml (1/4 cup) balsamic vinegar
• 1 ml (1/4 tsp) dried oregano
• 1 crushed garlic clove
• 4 sundried tomato halves (preferably preserved in oil),
drained and finely chopped
salt and pepper


1. In a pot of salted boiling water, cook the orzo until al
dente. Drain. Cool under cold water and drain again.
2. In a salad bowl, mix the orzo with the cherry tomatoes,
spinach, vinaigrette, bocconcini and red onion. Salt and

For the dressing:
• Whisk the oil with the balsamic vinegar, oregano and garlic
• Add the dried tomatoes.
Salt and pepper.

Idea to accompany:
Garlic breads
Cut 1/2 baguette in half lengthwise, then in half crosswise. In a
bowl, mix 45 ml (3 tbsp) of softened butter with 15 ml (1 tbsp) of
chopped fresh parsley and 10 ml (2 tsp) of minced garlic. Salt
and pepper. Brush the pieces of bread with fragrant butter, then
garnish with 30 ml (2 tablespoons) of grated parmesan. Place
the bread pieces on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
Bake for 8 to 10 minutes at 190°C (375°F).

Recipe in Français