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Orzo Salad

Picnic Orzo Salad

Erica Dinho
5 from 21 votes
Course Salad
Cuisine International
Servings 6 servings


  • ½ pound orzo pasta
  • 1 pound grape or cherry tomatoes sliced
  • 2 large carrots shredded
  • 1 cucumber diced
  • 1 can of garbanzo bean rinsed and drained
  • cup finely chopped red onion
  • ¼ cup fresh cilantro chopped
  • ¼ cup fresh parsley chopped
  • ¼ cup fresh basil chopped
  • ½ pound feta cheese crumbled
  • 1 avocado diced


  • Juice of 3 lemons
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1 garlic clove
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • Salt and pepper


  • Cook the pasta in a large pot of boiling salted water according to the directions on the package.
  • Drain well and allow to cool. Place the pasta in a bowl and add the tomatoes, carrots, cucumber, garbanzo beans, red onion, cilantro, parsley, basil, avocado and feta.
  • For the dressing: combine the olive oil, garlic, lemon juice, lime juice, salt and pepper and whisk to combine. Pour the dressing over the pasta, and toss well.
Keyword Pasta salad
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