Warm Spinach Orzo Salad with Tomatoes & Mozzarella
Serves: 3-4 servings
What You'll Need
  • 3 cups cooked orzo pasta (make according to box instructions)
  • About 5 cups uncooked spinach
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 cup halved cherry tomatoes
  • Fresh mozzarella (I used about 2 balls per serving)
  • ¼ cup freshly grated parmesan (i used a vegetable peeler to make those nice big flakes)
  • 2 tbs. olive oil
  • The juice of 1 lemon
  • 4-6 Small carrots
  1. In a sauté pan, add the garlic and 1 tbs of the olive oil and heat until fragrant over a medium heat (1-2 minutes).
  2. Add the spinach and cook until wilted (be careful not to over cook).
  3. Remove the spinach and set aside.
  4. To the same saute pan, add the carrots and cook until tender (about 10 minutes over medium-high heat)
  5. Add spinach to cooked orzo along with the cherry tomatoes, mozzarella, parmesan and olive oil and mix until well combined.
  6. Serve warm alongside roasted carrots
Recipe by The Blonde Chef at https://www.theblondechef.com/warm-spinach-tomato-orzo-salad-with-mozzarella/