Three Pea & Orzo Pistachio Pesto Salad

Preparation info
  • Serves

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      20 min

Appears in
But I Could Never Go Vegan!: 125 Recipes That Prove You Can Live Without Cheese, It's Not All Rabbit Food, and Your Friends Will Still Come Over for Dinner

By Kristy Turner

Published 2021

  • About

Whether you’ve never had an orzo and pesto salad or have been known to buy it in quart-size containers and eat half with a plastic spork on your way home, you’ll love my veganized recreation. This version of that classic deli salad features three types of peas for added protein. The pesto is made with pistachios rather than with pine nuts, which makes for a less bitter, more buttery flavor. The addition of Tofu Feta and sun-dried tomatoes will take you right back to the deli days. I’m sure