Greek Orzo Salad

Some of the best salad combinations originated in the Greek Isles. This medley of fresh greens, feta cheese, lemon zest and orzo pasta is no exception!

Serves: 4Prep: 10 minutesCook: 15 minutesTotal: 25 minutes


Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Simple Truth™ Organic™ Baby Spinach
  • 8 ounces orzo pasta
  • 1 tablespoon Simple Truth Organic™ Unfiltered Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1⁄2 white onion, diced
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, minced
  • 1⁄2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 tablespoon zest of lemon
  • 1⁄2 cup Simple Truth Organic™ Grape Tomatoes, halved
  • Coarse salt, to taste
  • Freshly ground pepper, to taste

Directions

  • Place spinach in colander. Cook orzo according to package directions. Drain orzo and water through colander with spinach in it.
  • In pot over medium heat, cook onion in oil, stirring occasionally, until translucent, about 4 minutes. Add garlic and cook about one minute, stirring, until fragrant. Turn off heat.
  • Add orzo mixture back into cooking pot. Stir in feta, lemon zest, grape tomatoes and salt and pepper to combine. Serve warm or chilled.