Easy Greek Pasta Salad

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Tracy Alexander

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@Vamp321

Got this out of Pillsbury's Fast and Healthy Cookbook. I often double this recipe - and still no leftovers! You can tweak this recipe, adding/swapping different ingredients, such as cherry tomatoes, extra feta, or even making it more veggie than pasta. The possibilities are endless. Make it your own!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

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Prep:
25 Min

Ingredients

  • 6 oz
    uncooked orzo or rosemarina (rice-shaped pasta)
  • 3/4 tsp
    grated lemon peel
  • 1/3 c
    lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp
    dijon mustard
  • 4 tsp
    honey
  • 1
    medium cucumber, seeded chopped (1-1/4 cups)
  • 2
    italian plum tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/2 c
    chopped red onion
  • 12
    medium pitted ripe olives, halved
  • 1/4 c
    chopped fresh mint leaves
  • 4
    lettuce leaves
  • 1/4 c
    crumbled feta cheese

How to Make Easy Greek Pasta Salad

Step-by-Step

  1. Cook orzo to desired doneness as directed on package.
  2. Meanwhile, in small bowl, combine lemon peel, lemon juice, oil, mustard and honey; beat with wire whisk until well blended. Set aside.
  3. Drain orzo; rinse with cold water. Drain well. In large bowl, combine cooked orzo, cucumber, tomatoes, onion, olives and mint. Pour dressing over salad; toss gently until well mixed.
  4. Line 4 individual salad plates with lettuce. Spoon salad onto lettuce. Sprinkle with cheese.

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About Easy Greek Pasta Salad

Course/Dish: Pasta Salads
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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