5 from 2 votes
Greek Orzo Salad
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 

Greek Orzo Salad- tomatoes, orzo, black olives feta and purple onions combined with orzo and a Greek olive oil vinaigrette makes this a healthy and delicious dinner!  

Course: Salad
Cuisine: Greek
Servings: 6
Calories: 340 kcal
Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 cups uncooked orzo pasta
  • 1 (12-14 oz) can artichoke hearts, drained well and chopped
  • 1 large tomato drained, seeded and chopped
  • 1 English cucumber seeded and chopped
  • 1 purple/red onion chopped
  • 1 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 (2 ounce) can sliced black olives, drained
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
Greek Vinaigrette
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 2-3 tbsp lemon juice to your taste
  • 1-2 tsp Greek Seasoning
Instructions
  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil.
  2. Add in the orzo and cook until al dente, around 8-10 minutes. Drain in a colander and rinse in cold water to stop the cooking process and rinse the starches off. Once drained well, place in a large serving bowl.
  3. Add in the artichoke hearts, tomato, cucumber, onion, feta, olives and parsley.
  4. Whisk together the vinaigrette ingredients, then pour over the salad.
  5. Toss the ingredients until coated, then chill for 1-2 hours in the refrigerator.
Recipe Notes

You can use orzo to replace any pasta in your regular pasta salad

Nutrition Facts
Greek Orzo Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 340 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18g 28%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 22mg 7%
Sodium 323mg 13%
Potassium 261mg 7%
Total Carbohydrates 34g 11%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 4g
Protein 9g 18%
Vitamin A 12.2%
Vitamin C 14.9%
Calcium 14.9%
Iron 6.4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.