Greek Spinach Orzo Salad Recipe

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Greek Spinach Orzo Salad

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@Greatchoices

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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

Step-By-Step

1Cook the orzo according to package instructions for al dente.

2Drain and rinse pasta under cold water to cool and set aside.

3In a large mixing bowl, combine the orzo, spinach, onion, olives, and feta.

4Stir dressing into salad to coat well. Stir more than you think you need to as it will help to wilt the spinach a bit.

5Serve 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