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Surprise Chilled Orzo Pasta Salad with Sweet Corn and Blueberries
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5 from 5 votes

Orzo Pasta Salad with Sweet Corn and Blueberries

Surprise Chilled Orzo Pasta Salad with Sweet Corn & Blueberries may be a little unexpected, but after your first bite, you'll keep coming back for more!
Prep Time15 mins
chill time4 hrs
Total Time4 hrs 15 mins
Course: Side Dish
Servings: 12 servings
Calories: 213kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 box orzo pasta cooked to package directions and drained.
  • cup fresh lime juice approximately 3-4 limes
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons minced shallots
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • cups corn kernels frozen will work
  • cups fresh blueberries
  • ¼ cup chopped scallions
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro plus more for garnish if desired

Instructions

  • Add the cooked pasta to a large bowl.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the lime juice, olive oil, salt, pepper, shallots, mustard, and honey. Pour the dressing over the pasta and stir to combine.
  • Add the corn, blueberries, scallions and ¼ cup of the chopped cilantro. Stir well.
  • Cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours, or overnight.
  • Serve chilled or at room temperature.

Notes

Tools and equipment:
large pot for cooking pasta
strainer
large bowl
whisk
wooden spoon
medium bowl
chef's knife and cutting board

Nutrition

Serving: 1 | Calories: 213kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 152mg | Potassium: 149mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 67IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 1mg