Simple Orzo and Feta Salad

The days have been sunny and hot around here lately and not yet too humid. Wonderful days to be outside and enjoy a delicious, light salad with plenty of fresh colorful ingredients, like this Orzo and Feta Salad.

This dish makes excellent summer food, ideal as part of a casual lunch or even packed for a picnic. Buen provecho!

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Ingredients

(6-8 servings)

  • 1 pound cooked orzo
  • 1 english cucumber, diced
  • 2 tomatoes, diced
  • 1 cup feta cheese
  • salt and pepper
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • Juice of 2 limes
  • 2 cups of spinach or arugula

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, place the cooked orzo, cucumber, tomatoes and feta cheese.
  2. In a small bowl whisk together the olive oil, lime juice, salt and pepper.
  3. Pour the dressing on top of the salad and toss to combine. Serve.
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Comments

  1. says

    This is a perfect summer dish – fresh, delicious and so healthy! With all the wonderful seasonal vegetables now available at farmers’ markets, it’s so versatile, like your earlier shrimp and asparagus orzo salad. Mmmmm . . . 8-)

  2. says

    Hi Erica, your salad looks very summerly and pretty. I love Orzo, It is a good canvas for all sort of delicious things. :-)

  3. says

    I love simple and light dishes like this that you can really enjoy when the weather is warm. I love the lime dressing!

  4. says

    This is a dish for a hot summer eve. All we need is a bottle of Santorini.

    Thanks for another great idea for my veggiw clients.

  5. says

    What a great recipe that combines orzo and feta — sounds like a delicious combination. Love all the fresh flavors of the veggies too, such a nice spring or summer salad!

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