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Summer Orzo Salad with Roasted Vegetables

This summer orzo salad with roasted vegetables is the perfect thing to take along to your next barbecue. A great mix of tangy capers and sweet roasted veg. #summer #summerfood #thecookreport #summersalad #pastasalad #orzosalad #roastedvegetables #vegetarian #vegan

This summer orzo salad with roasted vegetables is the perfect thing to take along to your next barbecue. A great mix of tangy capers and sweet roasted veg.

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Ingredients for summer orzo salad in a bowl

Ingredients for summer orzo salad in a bowl on a white wooden background

INGREDIENTS YOU NEED TO MAKE THIS SUMMER ORZO SALAD WITH ROASTED VEGETABLES:

  • Aubergine
  • Red Peppers
  • Tomatoes
  • Red Onion
  • Olive Oil
  • Capers
  • Red Wine Vinegar
  • Garlic
  • Red Chilli
  • Green Olives
  • Orzo
  • Parsley

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Summer Orzo Salad with Roasted Vegetables

This summer orzo salad with roasted vegetables is the perfect thing to take along to your next barbecue. A great mix of tangy capers and sweet roasted veg.

Course Main Course, Salad
Cuisine Italian
Keyword summer
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 442 kcal
Author Amy

Ingredients

  • 1 Aubergine chopped into chunks
  • 2 Red Peppers sliced
  • 2 Tomatoes chopped
  • 1 Red Onion cut into wedges
  • 4 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 tbsp Capers rinsed and drained
  • 1 tbsp Red Wine Vinegar
  • 1 clove Garlic sliced
  • 1 Red Chilli finely chopped
  • Handful Green Olives chopped or left whole
  • Salt and Pepper
  • 500 g Orzo cooked according to pack instructions
  • Fresh Parsley and Olive Oil to serve

Instructions

  1. Start by heating the oven to 200°C. Lay the aubergine, pepper, tomatoes and onion in a single layer on a baking sheet. Mix with the 4 tbsp of oil and a good sprinkling of salt and pepper. Roast for 30 minutes.

  2. Fry the garlic and chilli in a little more oil over a medium heat until slightly softened. Add the capers, red wine vinegar, olives and roasted vegetables to the pan and mix everything together heating gently through for a couple of minutes.

  3. Mix the cooked orzo and vegetable mixture together in a large bowl and top with fresh parsley and another drizzle of olive oil if required.

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Nutrition Facts
Summer Orzo Salad with Roasted Vegetables
Amount Per Serving
Calories 442 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g 15%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Sodium 51mg 2%
Potassium 592mg 17%
Total Carbohydrates 73g 24%
Dietary Fiber 6g 24%
Sugars 8g
Protein 12g 24%
Vitamin A 33.4%
Vitamin C 85.1%
Calcium 3.5%
Iron 9.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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7 Comments

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    Summer Orzo Salad - Yum Goggle
    08/08/2017 at 1:42 AM

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  • Reply
    Dahn
    09/08/2017 at 8:57 PM

    Great salad! I love roasted vegetables, it brings out so much flavor in the veggie. This is definitely a winner

    • Reply
      Amy
      10/08/2017 at 12:42 PM

      Thanks Dahn 🙂

  • Reply
    Jagruti
    09/08/2017 at 9:31 PM

    Lovely and healthy recipe, thanks for sharing

  • Reply
    Diana
    09/08/2017 at 9:38 PM

    I love making salads with roasted vegetables, especially with aubergines and tomatoes. Will need to try your recipe.

  • Reply
    Ginny McMeans
    09/08/2017 at 10:51 PM

    I love orzo and forget to use it. This is a really flavorful salad and I love the green olives in there too. Thank you!

  • Reply
    Sarah Newman
    09/08/2017 at 10:54 PM

    Perfect! I love that this is vegan! Seems really light and fresh for the summer. Yay!

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