Orzo means “barley” in Italian, but it is actually a pasta. Resembling large kernels of rice, orzo cooks up quickly, making it great for last-minute dishes.
Sun-dried tomato pesto has a rich and intense tomato flavor. It can be found in the deli or produce section of your grocery store as well as in the pasta sauce aisle.
To add color and give this salad a special restaurant-like feel, serve it on a bed of Bibb, leaf, romaine or any other lettuce.