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greek spinach and orzo salad

Recipe by
Peggy O'Brien
Avon Lake, OH

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,

yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
method Blend

Ingredients For greek spinach and orzo salad

  • 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

  • 1
    Wash and drain baby spinach leaves, remove stems.
  • 2
    Cook orzo pasta according to directions on box.
  • 3
    Slice 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.
  • 4
    Combine both types of prepared salad dressing mentioned in recipe. Add all ingredients in salad bowl and toss with the combined dressing to taste.