dah orzo salad
For the Salad
  • 16 oz. box orzo (uncooked)
  • 1 cup peas – fresh or frozen
  • 3 roma tomatoes, seeds removed, diced
  • 1 English cucumber, diced
  • 2 medium carrots, diced
  • 1 medium red onion, minced
For the Yogurt-Dill Dressing
  • 1 cup DAH! Plain Lassi
  • 6 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons finely minced fresh dill
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil and cook orzo according to package directions. In the last 2 minutes of cooking time, add the peas to the pot with the orzo. Drain peas and pasta in large colander, and set aside to cool.
  2. In a small bowl or measuring cup, combine dressing ingredients and whisk to combine.
  3. In a large serving bowl, mix together orzo, peas, cucumbers, carrots, tomatoes, and dressing until everything is coated with dressing. Check for seasoning, add more salt and pepper as needed. Serve immediately or store covered in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.