Greek Orzo and Shrimp Salad

Ingredients

1 box orzo, (rice-shaped pasta) (1/2 1-pound)
1 1/2 bn Green onions, chopped
3/4 pound Feta cheese, crumbled
3/4 cup Chopped fresh dill
7 tablespoons Fresh lemon juice
6 tablespoons Olive oil
3 pounds Uncooked medium shrimp, peeled, deveined
1 1/2 English hot house cucumbers, quartered lengthwise, cut crosswiseinto 1/4-inch-thick pieces
2 Baskets cherry tomatoes, halved
1/2 English hothouse cucumber, sliced into rounds
Fresh dill sprigs

Preparation

1
Cook orzo in large pot of boiling salted water until just tender, about 10 minutes. Drain. Rinse with cold water to cool; drain well. Transfer to large bowl. Add green onions, feta cheese, chopped dill, lemon juice and oil; mix well. Cook shrimp in large pot of boiling salted water until pink and just cooked through, about 2 minutes. Drain. Rinse with cold water to cool; drain well. Mix into salad. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
2
(Can be prepared 8 hours ahead. Cover and refrigerate.)
3
Mix cucumber pieces and 3/4 of cherry tomatoes into salad. Transfer to clean large bowl. Arrange cucumber slices and remaining cherry tomato halves around edge of bowl. Garnish salad with dill sprigs and serve.
4
Serves 20.

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Yield:

1.0 servings

Added:

Thursday, December 3, 2009 - 10:46pm

Creator:

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