Greek Spinach Orzo Salad Recipe

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Greek Spinach Orzo Salad

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By
@Greatchoices

Curious Cuisiners


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Rating:

Serves:

8

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

8 oz
dry orzo pasta
8 oz
fresh baby spinich
1 small
chopped red onion
1 1/2 c
chopped fresh tomatoes
1 c
pitted kalamata olives, quartered (optional)
1 1/2 c
crumbled feta cheese
1 c
vinaigrette dressing (see next section for ingredients)

VINAIGRETTE INGREDIENTS

3 Tbsp
lemon juice
1 Tbsp
red wine vinegar
2 Tbsp
honey
1/2 tsp
oregano
2 clove
garlic, minced
1 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
black pepper
1 tsp
lemon zest
1/2 c
olive oil

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cook the orzo according to package instructions for al dente.
2
Drain and rinse pasta under cold water to cool and set aside.
3
In a large mixing bowl, combine the orzo, spinach, onion, olives, and feta.
4
Stir dressing into salad to coat well. Stir more than you think you need to as it will help to wilt the spinach a bit.
5
Serve at room temperature or chilled. This salad will keep for a couple of days in the refrigerator but it is best consumed within 24 hours.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta, Pasta Sides
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom
Hashtags: #spinach, #orzo, #pasta