Greek Orzo Salad

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By Beth Pierce
from Old Monroe, MO

Greek Orzo Salad is a flavor packed pasta salad that can be cooked and on the table in less than thirty minutes. It is packed full of some of natures best ingredients and drizzled with a light lemon vinaigrette.

serves 6
prep time 10 Min
cook time 7 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients

  •   8 oz
    orzo pasta
  •   1/3 c
    olive oil
  •   3 1/2 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  •   2 clove
    garlic finely minced
  •   1/8 tsp
    salt
  •   1/4 tsp
    fresh ground black pepper
  •   1/4 c
    minced red onion
  •   1 c
    halved grape tomatoes
  •   1 c
    diced cucumbers
  •   1/4 c
    chopped peperoncinis
  •   1/2 c
    halved kalamata olives
  •   1/2 c
    chopped artichoke hearts
  •   1/2 c
    crumbled feta cheese
  •   1/4 c
    chopped fresh parsley
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How To Make

  • 1
    Cook the orzo per the box instructions for al dente pasta; drain well.
  • 2
    In a small bowl whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice, minced garlic, salt and pepper.
  • 3
    In a large bowl combine the red onion, tomatoes, cucumbers, peperoncinis, Kalamata olives, artichoke hearts, feta cheese, parsley and cooled orzo pasta. Drizzle with lemon vinaigrette and toss to coat.
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