Orzo and Shrimp Pasta Salad


INGREDIENTS:


1/2 cup Orzo (dry)

8 ozs Shrimp (cooked and chopped)

1 head Endive (chopped)

2 cups Snap Peas (chopped)

1/2 cup Goat Cheese (crumbled)

1/4 cup Chives (chopped)

2 tbsps. Lemon Juice

1/4 tsp Sea Salt


DIRECTIONS:

  • Cook the Orzo according to the directions on the package. Once it's done cooking, set it aside and let it cool.

  • Add the Orzo and the remaining ingredients to a large bowl. Toss until well combined. Divide onto plates and enjoy!

NOTES:


LEFTOVERS

Refrigerate in an air-tight container for up to four days.

SERVING SIZE

One serving equals approximately 2 1/2 cups.

GLUTEN-FREE

Use quinoa or brown rice pasta instead.

DAIRY-FREE

Use vegan cheese instead.

MORE FLAVOR

Add balsamic vinegar and your choice of additional spices and herbs.

ADDITIONAL TOPPINGS

Red pepper flakes, kimchi, sauerkraut and/or your favorite dressing.

NO CHICKEN

Use chicken, turkey, edamame, marinated tofu or chickpeas.