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AMAZING Orzo Spinach Roasted Veggie Salad! Simple, healthy, and delicious veggie packed salad! #wholefoodplantbased #vegan #glutenfree #oilfree #pastasalad #plantbasedrecipes #veganrecipes #plantbased #refinedsugarfree #healthy #healthyvegan #monkeyandmekitchenadventures #recipe

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Simple and bursting with flavor, this light and refreshing Orzo Spinach Roasted Veggie Salad is summertime deliciousness in a bowl. Wholesome, roasted garden veggies combined with delicate orzo pasta, then lightly dressed in lemony goodness makes for a fabulous Whole Food Plant Based recipe! Move over macaroni salad, there's a new salad in town, ready for your next picnic/summertime meal! Healthy, vegan, oil free, refined sugar free, gluten free, no processed ingredients.

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 15 minutes
Total time: 25 minutes
Servings: 6 Servings

INGREDIENTS:


1 - 12 oz. package orzo (we used Delallo Gluten Free Corn & Rice Orzo, if not gluten free, use orzo pasta of choice)
2 cups vegetable broth (to cook the orzo)
4 cups water (to cook the orzo)
1 teaspoon dried basil
1 teaspoon sea salt (+/- to taste) *
Salad Ingredients:
Zest of one lemon
4 cups fresh chopped baby spinach
15 fresh basil leaves, chiffonade
½ red onion, finely diced
Roasted Veggie Ingredients:
1 small zucchini, chopped to 1-inch squares
1 red bell pepper, chopped to 1-inch squares
1 orange bell pepper, chopped to 1-inch squares
25 to 30 cherry or grape tomatoes (whole)
Sprinkle of garlic powder
Sprinkle of onion powder
Sprinkle of paprika
Sprinkle of sea salt (+/- to taste) *
Sprinkle of pepper (+/- to taste) *
Lemon Hemp Dressing Ingredients:
1 recipe of the Lemon Hemp Dressing

INSTRUCTIONS:


• Set oven to high broil.

• Line a baking sheet with parchment paper set aside.

• In a bowl, toss the chopped zucchini, chopped bell peppers and whole grape tomatoes with the garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, sea salt and pepper, then lay out onto the parchment lined baking sheet. Place under the broiler for approx. 7 minutes or until the veggies have reached a tender-crisp stage. When done, remove from the oven and allow to cool. The tomatoes will be wrinkled, but should not burst.

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