Monday, May 20, 2013

Macaroni Monday; Feta Orzo Pasta Salad

This is the pasta salad that everyone will enjoy with a fresh taste!

Feta Orzo Pasta Salad
1 box orzo or riso, cooked aldente, drained and cooled
1/4 cup red wine vinegar
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon of honey (or sugar)
1/2 cup olive oil
2 cups grape tomatoes, halved
2 cups of cubed cucumbers (peeled and seeds scooped)
1 cup chopped green onions
1 7-ounce package feta cheese, cut into 1/2-inch cubes (about 1 1/2 cups)
1 cup chopped fresh parsley 
Salt and pepper to taste

  • In a small bowl whisk vinegar, lemon juice, honey and gradually whisk in oil, salt and pepper for the dressing. 
  • In a large bowl mix tomatoes, cucumbers, feta, parsley and green onions with the cooled orzo.
  • Combine all ingredients, toss to coat and season with salt and pepper.  
  • Mix together cover and chill.

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