Blueberry Peach Orzo combines two favorite summer fruits, blueberries and peaches, for a fabulous side dish recipe. A lime-kissed orzo pasta is studded with fresh juicy peaches and succulent blueberries and tender peppery arugula leaves offset the fruity sweetness creating a perfect balance of flavors.
Blueberry Peach Orzo
Looking for a seasonal side dish? Lime-kissed orzo pasta is studded with fresh juicy peaches and succulent blueberries. Tender peppery arugula leaves offset the fruity sweetness creating a perfect balance of flavors. Yes, Blueberry Peach Orzo is seasonal and fabulously delicious too!
Peaches are filled with health promoting compounds, minerals, and vitamins.
Blueberries, the ever-popular super food, are known for their antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.
Arugula, also known as rocket, is brimming with vitamins A, B, C and K as well as folates and minerals.
Cooking with seasonal fruit and greens isn't just colorful, it's healthy too! Eating a rainbow of colors is the way to go. Be sure to eat your rainbow today, starting with Blueberry Peach Orzo!
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Summer Fruit Recipes
With bushels of blueberries and peaches readily available, be sure to add these recipes to your menu this season.
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Blueberry Peach Pecan Crisp is juicy sweetness smothered under a buttery sweet cinnamon topping and makes for a beautiful summer evening.
And when it's too hot to bake your dessert, Grilled Peach Cheesecake Parfaits are the perfect choice. A no-bake cheesecake mousse topped with grilled fresh peaches from this summer’s bounty.
Spiced Rum Peach Lemonade Sorbet, a homemade peach lemonade that's frozen to perfection is the dessert I love when it's time to cool off on a warm summer evening.
My award winning Bourbon Peach Cheesecake Mousse will be a winner on your table too! A pecan graham crust and Bourbon peaches give this no-bake cheesecake mousse recipe it's southern flair.
Made with fresh blueberries, yogurt and granola, Triple Citrus Blueberry Frozen Yogurt Cups are a refreshing and nutritious frozen breakfast, dessert or snack. Triple Citrus Blueberry Frozen Yogurt Cups are bursting with fresh blueberries surrounded with crunchy granola and creamy Greek yogurt and flavored with a pop of citrus!
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Blueberry Peach Orzo
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- 2 Tbs. olive oil
- 2 Tbs. red wine vinegar
- 2 Tbs. lime juice
- 1 tsp. lime zest
- 1 tsp. sugar
- 1 tsp. kosher salt
- 1/4 tsp. pepper
- 8 ounces (1 1/3 cups) orzo pasta, cooked, drained and cooled down with cold water
- 2 peaches, pitted and chopped, 2 cups
- 2 cups arugula
- 1 cup blueberries
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- In serving bowl combine olive oil, vinegar, lime juice, lime zest, sugar, kosher salt and pepper until blended.
- Stir in orzo, peaches, arugula and blueberries, tossing until evenly coated.
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