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Orzo Arugula salad

Arugula Orzo Salad

Erica Dinho
4.97 from 27 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 8 mins
Total Time 23 mins
Course Salad
Cuisine Colombian
Servings 8 servings
Calories 725 kcal


  • 1 pound orzo pasta
  • 4 lemons
  • Salt
  • 1 ½ cups dried cranberries
  • 1 cup fresh basil
  • 1 ½ cups pine nuts
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 oz baby arugula
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 2 cups feta cheese


  • Bring a large saucepan of lightly salted water to a boil. Add the orzo and cook until tender, but still firm to the bite. Drain the pasta and set aside to cool.
  • Place the arugula, basil, pine nuts, and cranberries in a large salad bowl, mix well and then add the orzo.
  • Mix together the lemon juice and olive oil in a small bowl. Pour the mixture over the salad and mix well.
  • Add the feta cheese and toss together, using 2 forks until well mixed. Keep in the refrigerator until ready to serve.


Calories: 725kcalCarbohydrates: 70gProtein: 17gFat: 45gSaturated Fat: 10gPolyunsaturated Fat: 11gMonounsaturated Fat: 20gCholesterol: 33mgSodium: 428mgPotassium: 429mgFiber: 5gSugar: 20gVitamin A: 670IUVitamin C: 24mgCalcium: 242mgIron: 3mg
Keyword Pasta salad
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