Greek Orzo Salad with Feta and Shrimp

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Jan. 18, 2012

Ingredients

For dressing
Minced fresh dill/2 tablespoons dried dill weed 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm) , mashed
Olive oil 3 Tablespoon
For salad
Medium shrimp 1 Pound , peeled, deveined and steamed until pink
Orzo 1 Pound , cooked, rinsed, drained and tossed with 1 tablespoon olive oil
Crumbled feta cheese 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Ripe tomato 1 Large , diced
Lemon juice 3 Tablespoon
Cider vinegar 3 Tablespoon
Salt 1/2 Teaspoon
Black pepper 1 Teaspoon
Pitted olives 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) , sliced (Greek style, garlic or jalapeno stuffed)
Italian flat leaf parsley 1 Bunch (100 gm) , chopped
Scallions 1 1/4 Bunch (125 gm) , sliced (1 small bunch)
Romaine lettuce leaves 4 (for garnish)
Dill sprigs 4 (for garnish)

Directions

MAKING

1. In a large bowl mix the dressing ingredients.

2. Combine steamed shrimps and toss well.

3. In a large pot cook orzo.

4. Add the pasta and cook for 7 minutes till they are tender.

5. Remove the pasta and rinse them in cold water.

6. In the bowl add crumbled feta, parsley, olives, scallions, tomato and cooked orzo. Toss the ingredients well and adjust their seasonings.

SERVING

7. Serve Greek Orzo Salad With Feta And Shrimp on lettuce leaves garnished with fresh dill.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 768Calories from Fat 205

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 23 g35.4%

Saturated Fat 4 g20%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 812 mg33.83%

Total Carbohydrates 96 g32%

Dietary Fiber 6 g24%

Sugars 7 g

Protein 42 g84%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet