Greek Orzo Salad

Greek Orzo Salad Recipe
Photo: Jason Wallis; Styling: Cindy Barr

 

Greek Orzo Salad is an ideal compliment to a delicious main dish. We used briny, meaty Castelvetrano olives for a flavor boost in our Greek Orzo Salad.

Yield:

Serves 4 (serving size: about 3/4 cup)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 202
Fat 4.7 g
Satfat 0.6 g
Sodium 157 mg

Ingredients

3/4 cup orzo
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
1/4 teaspoon sugar
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
3/4 cup diced seeded tomato
1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
1/4 cup chopped red onion
3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
4 Castelvetrano olives, sliced

Preparation

Cook orzo according to package directions, omitting salt and fat; drain. Combine olive oil, vinegar, sugar, kosher salt, and black pepper in a large bowl, stirring with a whisk until sugar dissolves. Add orzo, tomato, bell pepper, onion, parsley, and olives; stir to combine.

Note:

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Tiffany Vickers Davis,

April 2014
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