Orzo Salad – and a delicious red wine vinaigrette

Here’s another awesome recipe for the summer. I posted this last July and if you’re looking for a wonderful cold salad for your barbque this Fourth of July this could be it. Play around with ingredients to your own liking, Red Wine Vinaigrette is awesome just the way it is. Enjoy and Have a wonderful Fourth of July.

Cooking with Candi

This is a wonderful recipe I am passing on, the original was from Giada de Laurentis and I’ve since doctored it up to suit my tastes.  Upon going to prepare recipe I realized that I didn’t have any garbanzo beans so I substituted red kidney beans.  Feel free to add and subtract ingredients and  do whatever you like with this delightful recipe. This time out I omitted the red onion, Joel just ends up picking it out anyway.   Sometimes you feel like pasta but not really and this is it.   It is perfect at room temperature. What I mostly like about this recipe is that you can use what you have in the pantry and in the house. I have to say the mint and the basil gave it a wonderful fresh flavor and I wouldn’t omit them, I have been growing fresh basil in my herb pot so I…

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2 responses to “Orzo Salad – and a delicious red wine vinaigrette

  1. Hi there. I passed along the ABC Blog Award to you. No need to accept, but I nominated some blogs I enjoy reading. I love reading your recipes and look forward toreading future posts!

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