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Mediterranean Summer Salad

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With pasta added, this gives a nice twist to the typical Greek salad. Be sure to use good-quality feta cheese, as it really makes a difference in flavor and creaminess.


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20 Min
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8 oz
orzo pasta
2 c
halved cherry tomatoes
1 c
fresh basil leaf, chopped
1 tsp
minced garlic
1/4 c
toasted pine nuts
1/2 c
greek olives such as kalamata olive, pitted and halved
4 pkg
feta cheese, broken into large chunks
2 c
baby spinach leaves
1 Tbsp
extra-virgin olive oil
2 Tbsp
balsamic vinegar
salt, to taste
fresh ground black pepper. to taste

How to Make Mediterranean Summer Salad


  • 1Cook orzo according to package directions.
  • 2While pasta is cooking:, in a large bowl, combine tomatoes, basil, garlic, pine nuts, olives, feta, and spinach.
  • 3Add cooked, well drained, orzo.
  • 4In a small bowl, whisk together oil, vinegar, and salt and pepper to taste; toss with salad. Serve right away.

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About Mediterranean Summer Salad

Course/Dish: Pasta Salads
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: Greek

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