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This brightly flavored, healthy orzo pasta salad recipe is a bright, refreshing and easy side dish to pair with chicken or lamb. Great served warm, room temperature or cold, this healthy pasta salad recipe is also delicious when made with quinoa instead of orzo.

Source: EatingWell Magazine, September/October 2013


Recipe Summary

20 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Bring a large saucepan of water to a boil. Add orzo and cook until just tender, about 8 minutes. Drain in a colander and rinse with cold water until cool.

  • Meanwhile, whisk oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper in a large bowl. Add grapes, feta, mint, onion and the orzo; toss to combine.

Nutrition Facts

about 3/4 cup
196 calories; protein 5.1g; carbohydrates 29g; dietary fiber 5.1g; sugars 8.4g; fat 7g; saturated fat 1.9g; cholesterol 7.4mg; vitamin a iu 223.3IU; vitamin c 4.3mg; folate 9.3mcg; calcium 55.2mg; iron 0.7mg; magnesium 8.3mg; potassium 130.1mg; sodium 175.7mg; thiamin 0.1mg.

1 starch, 1/2 fruit, 1 fat