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CRAB ORZO SALAD
  • 1 1/2 cups uncooked orzo pasta
  • 1 pound cooked crabmeat
  • 4 roma (plum) tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 carrot, peeled and diced
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 medium green bell pepper, diced
  • 3 green onions, chopped
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 3 tablespoons chili sauce
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 drops hot pepper sauce
    1. Bring a large saucepan of lightly salted water to a boil. Add orzo, and cook 11 minutes, or until al dente. Drain, and place in the refrigerator about 1 hour, until chilled.
    2. In a large bowl, toss together orzo, crabmeat, tomatoes, carrot, red bell pepper, green bell pepper, and green onions.
    3. In a small bowl, blend mayonnaise, chili sauce, lemon juice, salt, pepper, and hot pepper sauce. Pour over the orzo mixture, and toss to coat.

     
     

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