Orzo pasta salad

A family favorite at this point. I am not sure where this all came from. Maybe one of Michelle’s coworkers? Blog read? No matter what, it is a wonderful dish on those late summer nights when tomatoes are plentiful and a cool salad is all that you want for dinner.
  • 2C orzo
  • 1 red onion
  • raddiccio (optional)
  • 2T basil, roughly chopped
  • 5oz? feta
  • 1-2T tosted pine nuts
  • salt, to taste
  • a few cracks of pepper
  • a few glugs of olive oil (2-4T)
  • vinegar
  • squeeze of lemon
  1. Cook pasta until it is at the point that you like. 6-10 minutes, but we prefer around 7 and a half. Strain.
  2. Wash pasta under cold water to halt cooking.
  3. Mix in rest of ingredients.
  4. Salt and pepper to taste.

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