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greek-style shrimp and orzo salad

(3 ratings)
Recipe by
Daily Inspiration S
Somewhere, TX

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

(3 ratings)
yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For greek-style shrimp and orzo salad

  • 1/2 c
    uncooked orzo pasta
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh oregano, chopped or 1 tsp. dried oregano
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    freshly ground black pepper, coarsely ground
  • 1 clove
    garlic, minced or pressed
  • 3 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp
    fresh lemon juice
  • 1 lb
    cooked medium shrimp, shelled and deveined
  • 1 md
    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

  • 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.