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mediterranean orzo salad

Recipe by
Melissa Buchanan-Smith
Clarkston, MI

Perfect for a girls weekend or a side dish at a family dinner. Rosemary dinner rolls makes for an amazing paring as is shown in the cover photo.

yield 4 -6
prep time 45 Min
method Blend

Ingredients For mediterranean orzo salad

  • 1 pkg
    orzo, cooked drained
  • 1 pkg
    one each; red and yellow tomatoe
  • 1/2 c
    each; red onion, orange bell pepper, peppadew peppers
  • kalamata olives
  • feta cheese
  • garbanzo beans
  • pinch fresh diced parsley
  • cucumber diced
  • salami cubes ( if using a as a main dish)
  • 1/2 c
    olive oil
  • 1/4 c
    lemon juice
  • fig vinegar or apples cider vinegar ( to taste-adds tang)
  • pinch
    pinch each; salt, pepper, garli
  • 1 Tbsp

How To Make mediterranean orzo salad

  • 1
    After orzo has cooled, combine all diced vegetables.
  • 2
    Add feta closer to time to serve as well, the dressing. Tweek dressing for your own taste. Can also substitute the fig oil for balsamic vinegar. Serving dressing on side allows for individual taste.
  • 3
    A variety of olives makes for a beautiful dish!