Mediterranean Orzo

Mediterranean Orzo Recipe
Photo: Beth Dreiling Hontzas; Styling: Melanie J. Clarke

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes
Other: 1 Hour, 3 Minutes


8 ounces uncooked orzo pasta
1/4 cup chopped pitted kalamata olives
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 teaspoon lemon zest
2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
1/2 (8-oz.) package feta cheese with basil and tomato, crumbled


1. Prepare orzo pasta according to package directions. Stir in olives, parsley, olive oil, lemon zest, and lemon juice. Transfer to a serving platter. Spoon warm Grilled Ratatouille over orzo mixture; sprinkle with feta cheese.