- 12 oz orzo or any other small pasta
- 1/2 c fresh cheese(farmers,cotija,queso fresco
- 1 1/2 c cherry tomatoes,halved
- 1 c cucumbers slices
- 2 c baby spinach leaves
- salt and pepper
- olive oil
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
How to Make Orzo Salad
- 1Cook the pasta as per package instructions. Leave it al-dente meaning it has a little tiny bit of a bite. Do not overcook it. Drain it and place it in a bowl. Cool down completely.
Add all the vegetables and mix. Season with salt, pepper, lemon juice and olive oil and toss it. Taste it and adjust the salt if necessary. Serve.