It would have been prettier if I had found the orzo

Like my TWD colleague over at EzraPoundCake, I too have let several bags of spinach die in my refrigerator.  But she’s inspired me to change my ways, and so I tried her spinach and feta orzo salad.

Orzo to clean out the crisper

But I couldn’t find orzo in my local grocery store, so I used salad macaroni. I poured myself a glass of malbec and added too much red onion, a small can of sliced sliced olives and a scoop of leftover pesto sauce for fun, and it was fabulous – if not the most attractive dish out there, I certainly enjoyed eating it. I bet it would be good with chicken straight from the grill, too.  Hhhmmmm…