Mexican Orzo Salad

A simple, use up what you have on hand kind of recipe!


  • 1 lb. box orzo
  • 3 scallions, sliced
  • 1 container grape tomatoes, cut in half
  • 1 red, yellow or orange bell pepper, diced
  • 1 can black beans, drained
  • 1 can red beans, drained
  • 1 sm. can chopped mild green chiles*
  • 1/2 c. cubed cheddar cheese (use vegan alternative, if desired)
  • handfull of cilantro, chopped
  • 1/2 c. Chipotle Honey Lime Vinaigrette
  • 1/2 lime, juiced
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • Avocado slices for garnish


  1. Cook orzo according to package directions. When cooked, drain, rinse and put in large bowl. Add remaining ingredients and toss to mix well. Chill or serve room temperature.


Corn would be delicious in this dish if you have it!