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When I make this, everyone always wants the recipe. I hope you enjoy this pasta salad with your favorite dishes or as a side for your BBQ.

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prep:
10 mins
cook:
25 mins
additional:
1 hr 20 mins
total:
1 hr 55 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Bring water, orzo, and salt to a boil in a saucepan. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until orzo is tender, 20 to 25 minutes.

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  • Rinse orzo under cold water and scrape into a large bowl. Let cool for 20 minutes.

  • Stir in green onions, celery, cranberries, lemon juice, sesame oil, vinegar, olive oil, and cayenne pepper. Let stand at room temperature until flavors blend, about 1 hour. Stir in pecans and cilantro before serving.

Nutrition Facts

354 calories; protein 9.2g; carbohydrates 52.1g; fat 13.3g; sodium 93mg. Full Nutrition
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