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Try a fresh and delicious Mediterranean orzo pasta salad at your next family gathering. This is a great salad to take along to events or serve at a dinner party. This is easy and delicious salad recipe with tomatoes, feta cheese, Kalamata olives, and artichoke hearts among other things. | ethnicspoon.com
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Mediterranean Orzo Salad Recipe

An easy and delicious orzo salad recipe with tomatoes, feta cheese, Kalamata olives, and artichoke hearts among other things. A perfect side dish to any picnic.

Course Main dish
Cuisine Mediterranean
Keyword pasta salad, picnic food, take along recipe, vegetarian
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings: Change to adjust-> 8 servings
Calories 212 kcal

Ingredients

Salad

  • 8 oz orzo cooked and cooled
  • 1 cup feta cheese crumbled
  • 2 Roma tomatoes cored, seeded and diced
  • 1 cup artichoke hearts chopped
  • 2/3 cup red onion diced
  • 3 Tbsp curly parsley chopped
  • 1 tsp lemon zest

Dressing

Instructions

  1. Cook orzo according to package instructions, and cool completely.

To assemble the salad

  1. Add tomatoes, artichokes, red onion, and parsley. Stir well to combine all ingredients. 

To prepare salad dressing

  1. Place all the ingredients in a bowl and whisk to combine.

  2. Drizzle dressing over salad and toss to evenly coat. 

  3. Garnish with lemon zest.

Nutrition Facts
Mediterranean Orzo Salad Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 212 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 5mg2%
Sodium 221mg10%
Potassium 139mg4%
Carbohydrates 24g8%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 520IU10%
Vitamin C 9.8mg12%
Calcium 57mg6%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.