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    Orzo Super Salad

    photo: Heidi Swanson / 101cookbooks.com

    Asparagus is in season and I think I will try Hedi Swanson of 101cookbooks.com, Orzo Super Salad recipe. ┬áIt’s full of fresh veggies, herbs and nuts, perfect for spring.

    Orzo Super Salad

    1 cup dried (whole wheat) orzo pasta
    8 – 10 medium asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1-inch segments
    1/2 a medium head of broccoli (or broccolini), cut into small trees
    small handful of cilantro(or mint if you prefer), chopped

    1 small clove of garlic, mashed with a big pinch of salt and chopped
    2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
    1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil

    a small handful of sprouts
    1/3 cup almonds, toasted
    1/2 small cucumber, cut into 1/4-inch pieces
    1 medium avocado, sliced into small pieces
    1/4 cup feta, crumbled

    Click here for more details on how to prepare this dish.