Orzo Salad with Fresh Mint, Beef and Spinach

Orzo Salad with Fresh Mint, Beef and Spinach



16 ounces Dakota Growers Orzo

2 cups roast beef, cubed

1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved

2 cups chopped fresh spinach

1/3 cup finely chopped green onion

1/ cup chopped carrots

2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint

2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil

1/4 cup lemon juice

1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil

1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon ground black pepper


  Directions Prepare pasta according to package directions; drain, rinse in cold water and drain well. In a small bowl, whisk together lemon juice, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, salt and pepper until emulsified. Toss dressing with pasta, roast beef, vegetables and herbs. Refrigerate for one hour. Toss gently before serving. Servings 10