*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                            ORZO CONFETTI SALAD
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Salads                           Pasta
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1 1/2   c            Orzo -- rice shaped pasta
                         -uncooked
                         -Salt
      1/3   c            Carrots -- finely chopped
    1                    Tomato, plum -- seeded & finely
                         -chopped
      1/3   c            Green pepper -- finely chopped
      1/3   c            Celery -- chopped
      1/3   c            Red onion -- finely chopped
      1/3   c            Parsley -- fresh; minced
                         Black pepper -- frshly ground
    1                    Belgian endive -- up to 2 heads
                         -leaves separated
    1                    Radicchio -- up to 2 heads
                         -leaves separated
                         -----DRESSING-----
    3       tb           Vinegar, white wine
    1       t            Dijon mustard
    6       tb           Olive oil
 
   Bring a large saucepan of water to boil over high heat. Add orzo and 1
   tbsp salt and boil for about 8 minutes,or until pasta is tender but
   still slightly firm. Turn orzo into a sieve, rinse under cold water
   to stop cooking, and drain well.
   Dressing: In a small bowl, combine vinegar and mustard, then whisk in oil.
   Bring small saucepan of water to boil over high heat, add carrots, and
   blanch for 2 minutes. Drain in a colander.
   In a large bowl, combine orzo, carrots, tomato, green pepper, celery,
   onion and parsley. Add dressing, season with salt and pepper, and
   toss to combine well. Serve with endive and radicchio.
  
 
 
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