Orzo Salad With Strawberry Basil Dressing

Orzo Salad With Strawberry Basil Dressing
Orzo Salad
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1 cup dried orzo
½ cup crumbled feta cheese
¼ cup diced yellow bell pepper
¼ cup shelled pistachios
¼ cup kalamata olives
1 teaspoon capers
2 cups micro greens
Strawberry Basil Dressing
2 large strawberries
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon Marshall’s Bird’s Eye Basil Haute Sauce
  1. In a large saucepan bring 10 cups and 1 teaspoon salt to a boil.
  2. Add orzo.
  3. Boil for 8-10 minutes, until firm and chewy, stirring occasionally to avoid sticking.
  4. Drain orzo in a fine colander, drizzle with 1 teaspoon olive oil, stir to avoid sticking.
  5. Use the fine side of a cheese grater, and grate the strawberries into a bowl, add olive oil, and Basil hot sauce. Whisk together until emulsified.
  6. Place the orzo onto a large plate, spread out evenly. Scatter feta, bell pepper, pistachios, olives, and capers.
  7. Drizzle strawberry basil dressing across the platter. Top with micro greens.