Orzo Tomato And Feta Pasta Salad - Joy of Kosher

Orzo Tomato And Feta Pasta Salad

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Orzo Tomato Feta Herb Salad

Orzo is a pasta that almost looks like rice.  It cooks super fast and is lighter than other pastas.  It is perfect in a Summer salad.  

You can either pile everything on a platter like pictured above or mix it all up. Pick and choose your favorite toppings. 

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  • 6Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup orzo pasta, cooked al dente, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup Tnuva feta cheese, diced

  • 3 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons fresh dill, chopped (or 1 tablespoon dried)
  • 1 ripe tomato, coarsely chopped
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup green or black olives
  • ⅛ cup lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Optional garnishes: radishes, cucumber, red onion, yellow or red pepper

Preparation

  1. Once the orzo has cooled to room temperature place it in a large serving bowl and add the olives, feta, parsley, dill, and tomato.
  2. Set the salad aside. In small bowl combine the oil and lemon juice and salt and pepper. Whisk the dressing together and pour the mixture over the salad.
  3. Toss gently to coat the salad. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving.