Turkey Orzo Heart Salad

Turkey Orzo Heart Salad

Add a touch of fun to your next gathering. Mold your salad in a heart-shaped pan and "decorate" with tomatoes or other accompaniments.

Line pan with plastic wrap; set aside. Cook orzo according to package directions. Rinse with cold water; drain well.

In large bowl, combine cooked orzo, turkey, cheeses, bell pepper, basil, salt and pepper; mix well. Stir in dressing. Spoon into prepared pan; press into pan using back of spoon. Cover with plastic wrap and chill at least 8 hours.

To serve, remove cover from pan. Place serving plate upside down over pan, turn pan and plate over. Carefully remove plastic wrap. Garnish with tomatoes.

Makes 12-14 servings.

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