You can use ORZO as called for in the recipe or ANY other type of small pasta noodles for this recipe.
2 cups ORZO
2 cups snow peas (trimmed and halved)
1/4 cup olive oil (divided)
1 cup corn kernels (Fresh or Frozen – add frozen corn kernels directly to the warm pasta, no need to thaw first)
1 1/2 cups diced tomatoes
1 cup diced seedless cucumber
1/2 cup finely chopped red onion (optional)
1/4 cup chopped, fresh mint (optional)
1 tsp grated lemon zest
1/4 lemon juice
1/2 tsp salt & pepper
1. In large pan of boiling water cook pasta for 6 minutes (if using Orzo). Add the snow peas and cook for 2 minutes or until Orzo and peas are JUST tender. Drain well…
2. In large bowl, add pasta, peas, and 1 tsp of the olive oil. Stir in corn, tomatoes, cucumber, onion, mint and lemon zest.
3. In small bowl, whisk together remaining oil, lemon juice, s&p…Serve warm or allow to cool!
This recipe is compliments of the “Better Food for Kids” Recipe book from “The Hospital for Sick Children”