Shrimp-and-Orzo Salad with Greek Flavors Recipe

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Cody April 8, 2021

How To Make Shrimp-and-Orzo Salad with Greek Flavors

Plump and juicy shrimp, filling orzo, and black olives tossed in a tangy lemon sauce makes up this deliciously savory orzo salad!

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 25 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • ½lborzo,(about 1 cup)
  • 1lblarge shrimp
  • 1tbsplemon juice
  • 1tbspred wine vinegar,or white wine
  • ¼tspsalt
  • ¼tspfresh ground black pepper
  • 1tbspfresh oregano,chopped
  • 1cupolive oil
  • 4scallions,including green tops
  • ½cupblack olives,pitted and chopped
  • ¼lbfeta

Instructions

  1. In a large pot of boiling, salted water, cook the orzo for about 10 minutes, until almost done.

  2. Add the shrimp to the pot and cook, stirring occasionally, for 2 to 3 minutes longer, until both the shrimp and orzo are done.. Drain thoroughly.

  3. In a large glass or stainless-steel bowl, whisk together the lemon juice, vinegar, salt, pepper and oregano; add the oil slowly, whisking.

  4. Add the orzo and shrimp, the scallions, olives and feta to the dressing and toss.

  5. Serve warm or at room temperature, and enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Calories: 871.18kcal
  • Fat: 63.90g
  • Saturated Fat: 12.40g
  • Trans Fat: 0.02g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 42.35g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 6.68g
  • Carbohydrates: 47.59g
  • Fiber: 3.12g
  • Sugar: 3.15g
  • Protein: 27.37g
  • Cholesterol: 168.11mg
  • Sodium: 1032.72mg
  • Calcium: 252.26mg
  • Potassium: 332.68mg
  • Iron: 2.55mg
  • Vitamin A: 108.22µg
  • Vitamin C: 4.48mg
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