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Broccoli Strawberry Orzo Salad

Broccoli Strawberry Orzo Salad

131 Ratings
131 Ratings
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Makes: 6 Servings
Total Cost: $$$$
Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Fresh broccoli and strawberries are colorful additions to this refreshing summer delight. Lemon dressing brings a bright flavor to this pasta dish.

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup orzo pasta (uncooked)
  • 2 cups fresh broccoli (chopped)
  • 2 cups fresh strawberries (diced)
  • 1/4 cup sunflower seeds
Lemon Poppy Seed Dressing:
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice (fresh or bottled)
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon sugar (or honey)
  • poppy seeds (1 teaspoon, optional)

Directions

1. Cook orzo pasta according to directions. Drain and rinse with cold water.
2. In a large bowl, combine orzo pasta, broccoli, strawberries, and sunflower seeds. Drizzle with lemon poppy seed vinaigrette and toss to combine.
3. Season with salt and pepper. Chill in refrigerator until ready to serve.
 

Notes

Source:

South Haven Health System - Community Fit!

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 cup
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 153
Total Fat 8 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 31 mg
Carbohydrates 18 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Total Sugars 4 g
Added Sugars included 1 g
Protein 4 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 29 mg
Iron 1 mg
Potassium 243 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 153
Total Fat 8 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 4 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2 g
Linoleic Acid 2 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.1 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 0 mg
Carbohydrates 18 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Total Sugars 4 g
Added Sugars included 1 g
Protein 4 g
Minerals
Calcium 29 mg
Potassium 243 mg
Sodium 31 mg
Copper 171 mcg
Iron 1 mg
Magnesium 26 mg
Phosphorus 113 mg
Selenium 14 mcg
Zinc 1 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 10 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.1 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 60 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 2 mg
Vitamin K 34 mcg
Folate 83 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.1 mg
Riboflavin 0.1 mg
Niacin 1 mg
Choline 14 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Fruits 1/2 cups
Vegetables 1/4 cups
Grains 1/2 ounces
Protein Foods 1/2 ounces

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