Easy Mediterranean Orzo Salad Recipe For Easter Day 2024

This healthy and hearty orzo salad is loaded with mediterranean flavors like sun-dried tomatoes and feta. A total crowd-pleaser that you’ll want to bring to every summer cookout and potluck.  

–     1 cup uncooked whole wheat orzo pasta 4 ounces fresh baby spinach, chopped 1/3 cup sun-dried tomatoes, chop ped 1 cup diced cucumber 10 Kalamata olives, pitted and chopped 1/2 cup cannellini beans or other white bean 3/4 teaspoon dried oregano sea salt and black pepper 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese


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1– 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar ▢  1  1/2 Tablespoons maple syrup 1 teaspoon dijon mustard 1 clove garlic, minced 1/2 teaspoon sea salt 3 Tablespoon olive oil


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Step 1

Cook orzo: Bring a saucepan of water to a boil over high heat. Add orzo and cook according to the package directions until just tender, about 8-10 minutes. Drain, and rinse under cold water until the pasta cools to room temp.


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Step 2

Prep dressing: While orzo cooks make the dressing by using a blender or whisk to combine all ingredients. 

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Step 3

Mix ingredients: Add the spinach, tomatoes, cucumber, olives, beans and oregano to the orzo and toss to combine. 

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Step 4

Add dressing: Add half of the balsamic dressing and toss again. Taste it and add more dressing if needed. Season with sea salt and black pepper.   Serve: Serve at room temperature, sprinkled with feta.

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