Orzo Salad with Tomato Sauce

This is a wonderful pasta salad loaded with summer flavors. It is prepared in short time, yet gives you an unforgettable experience.

Orzo Salad with Tomato Sauce

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes

Serving Size: 4-6

Calories per serving: 429

Fat per serving: 23.7 g

Saturated fat per serving: 9.9 g

Carbs per serving: 41.1 g

Protein per serving: 15.3 g

Fiber per serving: 3.4 g

Sugar per serving: 7 g

Sodium per serving: 645 mg

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup dill, chopped
  • 3 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 1/2 cups feta, crumbled
  • 1 tsp lemon zest, grated
  • 1 cup orzo
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 tsp pine nuts

Instructions

  1. Start cooking the orzo. Place the pasta in a pot of boiling salted water and cook until al dente.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large salad bowl, combine the halved tomatoes, oil, dill, grated lemon zest, and season with 1/2 teaspoon each of salt and pepper. Let the mixture sit for 10-15 minutes
  3. Drain the cooked orzo in a colander and add to the bowl with tomato mixture. Sprinkle the salad with feta, mix well to coat and serve.
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