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Great Groceries: Grilled Vegetable Orzo Salad

Grilled Vegetable Orzo Salad

1 1/4 cups uncooked orzo

1/2 lb. asparagus, trimmed

1 medium zucchini, cut into 1/2-inch slices

1 red pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces

1 large portobello mushroom, stem removed and cut into 1-inch pieces

1/2 medium red onion, cut into 1-inch pieces

1/3 cup olive oil

1/4 cup balsamic vinegar

3 Tbsp. lemon juice

4 cloves garlic, minced

1 tsp. lemon pepper seasoning

1 cup grape tomatoes, halved

1 Tbsp. minced parsley

1 Tbsp. minced fresh basil

1/2 tsp. salt

1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper

1 cup crumbled feta cheese

Cook orzo according to package directions.

Place vegetables in a large bowl. In a small bowl, whisk olive oil, balsamic vinegar, lemon juice, garlic and lemon pepper seasoning. Add to vegetables and toss to coat.

Remove vegetables and reserve dressing. Grill vegetables over medium heat 5 to 10 minutes or until tender, turning occasionally.

In a large bowl, combine cooked orzo, grilled vegetables, tomatoes, parsley, basil, salt, pepper and reserved dressing. Toss to combine. Serve at room temperature or chilled.

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