Tri-Colored Orzo BBLT (Bacon, Bleu, Lettuce & Tomato)

Tri-Colored Orzo BBLT (Bacon, Bleu, Lettuce & Tomato)

InHarvest Products Used

Ingredients:

Yield: about 5 (1 cup) servings

  • Water, as needed
  • 8 oz. InHarvest Tri-Colored Orzo
  • 2 oz. bacon, diced
  • 1 T.  olive oil
  • ¼ c. mayonnaise
  • 3 oz. baby spinach
  • 1 c. halved heirloom grape tomatoes
  • 1½ oz. crumbled blue cheese

Directions:

  1. Boil InHarvest Tri-Colored Orzo in excess water for 10 minutes. Drain and reserved chilled in the walk-in or cooler.
  2. In a sauté pan, cook the bacon until barely crispy and most of the fat is rendered.
  3. In a separate, large sauté pan, heat the oil. Add the cooked orzo, bacon and mayonnaise. Stir until ingredients are heated through.
  4. Add the spinach and tomatoes to the pan. Heat while mixing lightly for 1 minute.
  5. Remove the pilaf from the pan to a serving platter or bowl, or, portion out in individual servings. Garnish with blue cheese and serve.