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Orzo Salad with Tomatoes, Feta and Green Onions

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Orzo Salad With Tomatoes, Feta And Green Onions is a simple but powerful food. It is very easy to make. You can serve this salad as a side dish for a barbecue dish. Or else you can serve orzo salad as a mini meal for your kids in school or for yourself to office.
  Red wine vinegar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Honey 1 Tablespoon
  Olive oil 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chicken broth 6 Cup (96 tbs)
  Orzo 1 Pound
  Grape tomato/Red and yellow 2 Cup (32 tbs), halved
  Feta cheese 7 Ounce, cut into 1/2 inch cubes
  Basil 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  Spring onions 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  Pine nuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), toasted
  Salt and pepper To Taste

1. In a bowl, put together olive oil, red wine vinegar, honey and lemon juice, and gradually whisk all the ingredients together. Cover and chill.

2. In large heavy saucepan, bring broth to a boil.
3. Stir in orzo, reduce heat to medium, cover partially and allow to cook for about 6 minutes or until tender but still firm to bite, stirring occasionally.
4. Drain the pasta in a large bowl, tossing frequently until cool.
5. Mix tomatoes, basil, pine nuts and green onions into orzo.
6. Stir and pour the vinaigrette dressing on top and toss well to coat.
7. Add the feta cheese and toss to mix.
8. Taste the salad and season with salt and pepper if needed.

9. Serve at room temperature and refrigerate leftovers, and enjoy after a couple of days too.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Side Dish
Easy, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Are you wondering how to make an easy dish using orzo? Watch this fantastic video that shares a recipe to make a super powerful salad with tomatoes, feta, basil, pine nuts and green onions. Try out this salad as a side with a barbeque dish or pack it as a mini meal for your office or kids in school. Check it out....

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1274 Calories from Fat 687

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 78 g120.3%

Saturated Fat 15.7 g78.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 44.2 mg14.7%

Sodium 1557.8 mg64.9%

Total Carbohydrates 113 g37.7%

Dietary Fiber 9.8 g39.3%

Sugars 18.7 g

Protein 28 g55.7%

Vitamin A 20.3% Vitamin C 16.3%

Calcium 28% Iron 23.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Orzo Salad With Tomatoes, Feta And Green Onions Recipe Video