Greek-Style Shrimp and Orzo Salad

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@DailyInspiration

Enjoy this light summery shrimp salad for a lunch or brunch.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1/2 c
    uncooked orzo pasta
  • FOR THE DRESSING

  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh oregano, chopped or 1 tsp. dried oregano
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    freshly ground black pepper, coarsely ground
  • 1 clove
    garlic, minced or pressed
  • 3 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp
    fresh lemon juice
  • FOR THE SALAD

  • 1 lb
    cooked medium shrimp, shelled and deveined
  • 1 medium
    cucumber, seeded and coarsely chopped
  • 3/4 c
    crumbled basil and tomato flavored feta cheese
  • 1/4 c
    onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 c
    kalamata olives, pitted
  • ·
    leaf lettuce

How to Make Greek-Style Shrimp and Orzo Salad

Step-by-Step

  1. Cook pasta according to pkg. instructions - then drain and rinse with cool water.
  2. For the dressing, combine all dressing ingredients and shake well.
  3. In a large bowl, combine remaining salad ingredients (shrimp through olives) and gently mix. Stir in orzo and gently mix. Pour dressing over salad mixture; cover and refrigerate for a minimum of 2 hours to allow flavors to meld.
  4. To serve, line 4 plates with lettuce leaves (or chopped) and spoon shrimp mixture onto each plate.

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About Greek-Style Shrimp and Orzo Salad

Course/Dish: Other Salads
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Healthy




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