Ham and Orzo Salad
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A quick and easy pasta salad with a creamy mustard dressing. Perfect as a side dish or a main dish.
Recipe type: Pasta Salad
Serves: 8 servings
  • ⅔ cup uncooked orzo
  • ¼ cup mayonnaise
  • ⅓ cup sour cream
  • 1 Tablespoon vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 teaspoons yellow mustard
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 ½ cups chopped cooked ham
  • 1 cup diced red onion
  • ½ cup chopped green bell pepper
  • ½ cup halved cherry or grape tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives (optional)
  1. Cook orzo al dente according to directions on package. Drain and rinse with cold water.
  2. Dice ham and prepare vegetables while pasta is cooking.
  3. Whisk together the mayonnaise, sour cream, cider vinegar, Dijon and yellow mustard, sugar black pepper and salt in a small bowl.
  4. Mix pasta, ham, onion, green pepper and tomatoes in large bowl. Pour mustard dressing over top and toss together.
  5. Cover and refrigerate at least 30 minutes before serving.
Recipe by A Pinch of Joy at https://www.apinchofjoy.com/2017/06/ham-and-orzo-salad/