Easy Orzo Pasta Salad Recipe

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Minnie Published: November 18, 2020 Modified: June 1, 2021

How To Make Easy Orzo Pasta Salad

A lemony dressing flavors this Mediterranean-flavored orzo pasta salad recipe that’s filled with garbanzo beans, tomatoes, and diced onions. It’s superb!

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 30 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

Orzo Pasta Salad:

  • cupsorzo
  • 15ozgarbanzo beanschickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • cupred onionfinely chopped
  • 2cupsfresh spinachchopped
  • cupstomatoesdiced
  • ½cupfeta cheesecrumbled

Dressing

  • 3tbspred wine vinegar
  • 1tbspFresh Lemon Juice
  • ½tspdijon mustard
  • 1tspsugar
  • tspgarlic powder
  • cupolive oil

Instructions

  1. Cook orzo for 10 minutes until tender. Cool.

  2. Combine all dressing ingredients in a small bowl and whisk.

  3. Combine orzo with remaining salad ingredients.

  4. Toss with dressing and season with salt and pepper.

  5. Refrigerate at least 1 hour before serving

Nutrition

  • Calories: 391.56kcal
  • Fat: 14.61g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.04g
  • Trans Fat: 0.00g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 7.78g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.60g
  • Carbohydrates: 51.25g
  • Fiber: 7.75g
  • Sugar: 8.22g
  • Protein: 15.34g
  • Cholesterol: 8.34mg
  • Sodium: 111.63mg
  • Calcium: 93.18mg
  • Potassium: 554.46mg
  • Iron: 2.99mg
  • Vitamin A: 60.24µg
  • Vitamin C: 9.32mg
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