Creamy Curry Orzo Salad

Wednesday, July 11, 20123comments


Creamy Curry Orzo Salad
Creamy Curry Orzo Salad
Here's a terrific, easy, flavorful summer side dish perfect for barbeques and picnics.

  • 3 cups fully cooked orzo pasta
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped red pepper
  • 1/4 cup coarsely grated carrots
  • 1/4 cup golden raisins

Dressing

Mix together:

  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt
  • 1/2 cup plain mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp grated ginger
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • juice and zest of 1 lemon
  • 3 tsp yellow curry powder
  • salt and pepper to season
  • 2 tbsp chopped cilantro
  • 2 tbsp chopped chives

Toss with the other ingredients and let sit in the fridge for an hour or two before serving.
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Barbara
July 11, 2012 at 5:08 PM

Looks and sounds yummy! Would it change the taste significantly if I used Miracle Whip instead of mayo?

July 12, 2012 at 7:08 AM

I think it would. This recipe intentionally left out any vinegar element.

susan
July 12, 2012 at 8:11 AM

Huge difference in taste. Mayo isn't salad dressing.

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