Orzo Salad | Six Pourcent Bergeron cheese - Lactose free
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Orzo salad Bergeron

It’s easy to make a salad tantalizingly attractive yet still healthy with our Six Pourcent cheese. It adds a hint of salty, slightly acidic sweetness as well as protein to a whole host of salad recipes, notably this orzo, nut and vegetable version.

Calories      707
Proteins      29 g
M.F.               37 g
Glucides      71 g
Fibre             6 g
Iron               4 mg
Calcium      523 mg
Sodium       748 mg

Source: Je Cuisine

Servings : 4 Portions
Preparation time :  15 minutes

375 ml (1 1/2 cups) orzo

300 g (2/3 lb) asparagus, cut into pieces

1 200 g package Six Pourcent cheese from Fromagerie Bergeron

1 small red onion

250 ml (1 cup) roasted red peppers

375 ml (1 1/2 cups) red grapes

125 ml (1/2 cup) pecan halves


60 ml (1/4 cup) olive oil

60 ml (1/4 cup) chopped parsley

30 ml (2 tbsp.) dried tomato pesto

30 ml (2 tbsp.) cider vinegar

15 ml (1 tbsp.) old-fashioned mustard

5 ml (1 tsp.) chopped garlic

Salt and pepper to taste

  1. In a pot of boiling water, cook orzo until al dente.

  2. About 3 minutes before orzo is cooked, add the asparagus to the pot. Drain and rinse under cold water. Drain again.

  3. In a salad bowl, whisk together the ingredients for the dressing.

  4. Cut the cheese, red onion and roasted peppers into dice. Cut grapes in half.

  5. Add all ingredients to the salad bowl. Toss.

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