Guest Submission: Es’s Vegan Orzo and Vegetable Salad

Firstly, I would like to take this opportunity to thank Michael from The Ink Owl for the incredible wonderful opportunity to be a Guest on his blog.  This is a huge honor and I hope you will enjoy the variety of dishes I am about to share.

I am Esmé (a foodie) and my blog consists of a compilation of home-made tried and tested recipes. Please visit, and if you like follow my Blog @ The Recipe Hunter!  How about joining and sharing your very own home-made tried and tested recipes with my Group on Facebook @ The Recipe Hunter (Cook & Enjoy).  More social links at the end of this post.

Es’s Vegan Orzo and Vegetable Salad

Simple roasted vegetables are tossed with orzo for a wonderful Thanksgiving Salad

No measurements will be provided here; it will all depend on how many people you wish to feed.

1½ cup Orzo
Vegetable Broth

Cook Orzo according to package directions.
Fry the following vegetables one by one in Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO) and add to the orzo and mix.

Sliced Mushrooms
Chopped Red, Yellow, and Orange Peppers
Chopped spring onions
Mixed frozen vegetables of your choice

Add some
Pine Nuts
Fresh or roasted pepitas (Pumpkin seeds)
In fact, you can add whatever you have available. That’s what I usually do.
Chill the salad and mix with the dressing just before serving, and enjoy.

For the Dressing:
Follow link for recipe: Es’s Vegan Aquafaba (Chickpea Liquid) Mayo/Sauce

Have you ever used Chickpea Liquid (Aquafaba) to make Vegan Mayo/Sauce? Well I have!!


Author bio:

I am originally from South Africa, but in Vancouver, Canada for the past 20 years
2. What started your blog? (Why do you like to write?)

I love to share my passion to cook, bake and experiment in the kitchen. This is my way of relaxing after a long and hard week in the office, and if you wish to call it my ‘retail therapy’, so please join me on this day to day journey, which I just ♥
If you love to cook, you will love this blog, and everyone is welcome to share and ‘hunt’for recipes as well as stories from many wonderful fellow bloggers which they so graciously share with us.

If you need more information, please see my blog here.

3. What is your motto for your writing?
My Motto: Sharing is Caring, and I would love to share home-made tried and tested recipes with my followers, readers around the world, and have to enjoy preparing simple and delicious meals for family and friends.

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