Shrimp Orzo Pasta Salad

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This Shrimp Orzo Pasta Salad has a bit of a Mediterranean vibe to it where it includes feta cheese, grape tomatoes, chickpeas, cucumber, and red onion. This is a nice and light pasta salad that will go well for your family summer picnics or just because. When it comes to soul food cooking around the holidays and summer cookouts, it is one of my main goals to introduce lighter and healthier side dishes and alternatives for people in my culture to eat aside from Potato Salad, Baked Beans, and Baked Macaroni and Cheese. Don’t get me wrong, there is nothing wrong with those side dishes. These are also some of my favorites. However, I am getting older and have developed an appreciation for other flavors that I think others would too. I believe this Shrimp Orzo Pasta Salad would be just the dish to shake things up a bit. What’s in Orzo Pasta Salad? You guys know me, I try to keep it simple as much as possible. The ingredients in this orzo pasta salad with shrimp are straightforward and should be easily accessible to most. The ingredients include: ShrimpGrape TomatoesCucumbersChickpeas (Garbanzo Beans)Red OnionFeta CheeseCapers I pretty much toss all...