Greek Spinach and Orzo salad

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Peggy O'Brien

By
@irishpeggy111

Learning to prepare Mediterranean, healthy food. Tried this recipe on my family, and now it is a huge hit . The pine nuts add crunch and protein, and the orzo completes it as a meal salad,

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Serves:
4
Prep:
20 Min
Method:
Blend

Ingredients

8 c
baby spinach leaves ( stems removed)
1/2 c
red onion- diced or sliced thin
1/3 box
orzo pasta (cooked)
1/2 c
pine nuts - toasted in oven
4 oz
feta cheese - crumbled
1/2 bottle
greek vinaigrette ( prefer marie's)
1/4 bottle
lemon vinaigrette ( marzetti')
4 oz
grape tomatoes (optional)

How to Make Greek Spinach and Orzo salad

Step-by-Step

  • 1Wash and drain baby spinach leaves, remove stems.
  • 2Cook orzo pasta according to directions on box.
  • 3Slice or chop red onion: Toast pine nuts in 350 oven for 5-10 minutes ( foil or cookie sheet).
    If desired slice grape tomatoes in half.
  • 4Combine both types of prepared salad dressing mentioned in recipe.
    Add all ingredients in salad bowl and toss with the combined dressing to taste.

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About Greek Spinach and Orzo salad

Course/Dish: Pasta Salads, Other Salads
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Greek
Dietary Needs: Low Carb
Other Tag: Quick & Easy