Salads

Chorizo, Pepper & Saffron Orzo Salad

8
2 red capsicums
2 cups orzo
1 ?2 teaspoon saffron threads
1 cub bought aioli
1 ?4 teaspoon Chili flakes (or to taste)
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 red onion, cut into thin wedges
2 garlic cloves, crushed
2 large chorizo, cut into 1cm slices
2 handfuls baby spinach leaves or baby Rocket Leaves
lemon wedges to serve
Preheat the oven to 220 °C. Put the capsicums on a tray and roast for 15-20 minutes, turning every 5 minutes, until blackened all over. Cover and set aside for 10 minutes or until cool enough to handle, then Peel and deseed. Slice pepeprs thinly then set aside. Cook the orzo in a large saucepan of boiling salted water until al dente. Drain and return to the saucepan. cover to keep warm. Put the Saffron in a small bowl. Cover with 2 tablespoons of boiling water then set aside for 5 minutes. Add the Saffron and soaking liquid to the orzo, along with three-quarters of the sliced capsicum. Put the-mark capsicum in a small food processor with the aioli and chili flakes. Process until well and with then taste and Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper. This is the capsicum aioli. Reserve. Heat the oil in a frying pan over medium heat. Add the onion and fry for 5-7 minutes or until softened. Add the garlic and cook for a further minute then add the onion and garlic to the orzo. fry the chorizo for 4 minutes each side or until golden then add to the orzo, along with the spinach or rocket. toss to combine. Divide the salad among serving bowls THENs drizzle with a little capsicum aioli. Serve with lemon wedges and The-mark aioli.
Nutritions

Calories
57

Sodium
934mg
38% DV

Fat
4g
6% DV

Protein
2g
5% DV

Carbs
1g
0% DV

Fiber
0.2g
0% DV

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