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O-Live olive oil being poured into a bowl of Mediterranean orzo salad

Mediterranean Lemon Orzo Salad

Course: Salads, Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Mediterranean
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 10 Servings
Calories: 8.12kcal
Author: Sarah Holt
This Mediterranean Lemon Orzo Salad is super easy to make and filled with a ton of fresh flavors. It's the perfect side dish for any dinner, Summer BBQ or party.
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Ingredients

  • 16 ounces uncooked orzo
  • ½ English cucumber diced
  • ½ small red onion diced
  • ½ cup Kalamata olives, Castelvetrano green olives or a mix
  • ½ cup crumbled feta cheese
  • ½ cup sliced pepperoncini from a jar
  • 1 (15 ounce) can of chickpeas drained and rinsed
  • ¼ cup fresh parsley roughly chopped
  • 1 lemon juiced
  • ¼ cup O-Live's Green & Balanced extra virgin olive oil
  • salt and black pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Cook the orzo in a large saucepan, according to package instructions. Drain the orzo then rinse thoroughly in a strainer with cold water.  Transfer pasta to a large mixing bowl.
  • Add the remaining ingredients, aside from lemon juice, olive oil, salt and pepper, to the bowl with the orzo. Pour in lemon juice and olive oil and season with salt and black pepper, about 1 teaspoon of each.
  • Toss the salad and serve immediately.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Mediterranean Lemon Orzo Salad
Serving Size
 
1 Serving
Amount per Serving
Calories
8.12
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
0.07
g
0
%
Sodium
 
1.58
mg
0
%
Potassium
 
53.29
mg
2
%
Carbohydrates
 
2.16
g
1
%
Fiber
 
0.52
g
2
%
Sugar
 
0.77
g
1
%
Protein
 
0.32
g
1
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Vitamin A
 
144.6
IU
3
%
Vitamin C
 
8.55
mg
10
%

Nutritional information is based on third-party calculations and should be considered estimates. Actual nutritional content will vary with brands used, measuring methods, portion sizes and more.

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