Greek Orzo Pasta Salad
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Serves: ~10 servings (1 cup each)
 
Ingredients
  • 1 lb dry orzo pasta
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved (about 1½ cups)
  • 1 English cucumber, seeds scraped out and diced (about 1½ cups)
  • ½ red onion, thinly sliced
  • ⅓ cup kalamata olives, pitted and halved
  • ½ cup feta cheese
  • ⅓ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup red wine vinegar
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 1½ tsp dried oregano
  • ½ tsp kosher salt
  • ½ tsp freshly ground black pepper
Instructions
  1. Bring a pot of water to a rolling boil; add orzo and stir. Cook for 8-9 minutes or until al dente, stirring every few minutes. Drain and rinse with cold water. Strain well; set aside.
  2. Place tomatoes, cucumber, onion, olives, and feta in a large bowl, along with the cooked and drained orzo.
  3. Prepare the dressing by whisking together the olive oil, vinegar, lemon juice, oregano, salt, and pepper until well-combined. Pour over the orzo and gently mix until coated. Serve immediately or refrierate until ready to serve.
Notes
Recipe slightly adapted from Girl with the Iron Cast
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 cup Calories: 262 Fat: 9.0 Carbohydrates: 36.3 Sugar: 3.1 Sodium: 422 Fiber: 2.4 Protein: 7.0 Cholesterol: 4
Recipe by Prevention RD at https://preventionrd.com/2019/06/greek-orzo-pasta-salad/