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orzo9I love this pasta!! It is my all time favorite. it is so fresh and so light, it screams spring and goes with everything as side.

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You will need:

  • 1/2 cup or so of Hellmann’s Mayo
  • 1 1/2 Cups of Orzo Pasta
  • A hand full of dill about 1/4 cup (cut)
  • 1 green onion chopped
  • 1/2 lemon or lime I used it seems a half this time lol squeezed
  • 1 cucumber seeds removed and diced.
  • Salt and pepper to taste

In a boiling pot of water according to package directions, add the orzo.

orzo4While that is simmering, chop cucumber and green onion and slice lemon in half.

orzo2Add into a nice size casserole dish.

orzo3Drain your orzo pasta and rinse thoroughly with cool water.

orzo5Shake off excess water and pour into dish with the cucumber onion mixture.

orzo6Squeeze lemon in and add mayo.  Stir.

orzo7Now for the dill, The easiest way it grab a pair of kitchen scissors and start cutting into your bowl. Now if you like a little less please add and taste as you go. Nothing wrong here with altering as you go.

orzo8I happen to love dill so I went all the way.

orzo9Stir again, add salt and pepper to taste. Add a sprig on the top for decoration!

10orzo9This goes right in the fridge for at least an hour to chill. This is such a refreshing salad, I just know you are going to love it. Enjoy.

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