Greek Orzo Salad is a flavorful pasta salad. Orzo is a small pasta that is shaped like rice. It is a great addition to a Greek Salad which makes it hearty. This salad is veggie packed with a light dressing and feta cheese.
Feta cheese is a white Greek cheese that is made with goat and sheep’s milk. It is formed into blocks and has a creamy texture. It is tangy and salty and adds a lot to the salad.
This salad could be eaten as a meal or would be a great side dish. It would pair nicely with meat, poultry or fish.
Orzo is a versatile pasta that can be prepared in many ways. If you want some other ideas to cook with it check out
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- 1 cup orzo pasta
- 1 ½ cups seedless cucumber, sliced small
- 2 cups cherry tomatoes, sliced in half
- ½ cup red onion, sliced
- ½ cup roasted red peppers, chopped
- ½ cup Kalamata olives, sliced in half
- 1 cup feta cheese, cut into ½ inch cubes
- ½ cup olive oil
- ¼ cup red wine vinegar
- ½ teaspoon kosher salt
- ¼ teaspoon black pepper
Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add the orzo and cook according to the directions on the package for the doneness you prefer. Drain and rinse with cold water.
Add the orzo to a large bowl. Add the cucumber, cherry tomatoes, red onion, roasted red peppers, olives, and feta.
In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, red wine vinegar, salt and pepper.
Pour the dressing over the salad and combine well.