Mediterranean Orzo Pasta Salad With Feta Vinaigrette Recipe

A tangy, creamy Feta cheese and red wine vinegar lends a zesty Mediterranean flavour to the Orzo pasta. A melon seed rice that is most commonly used in parts of mediterranean region. In this recipes we have tossed in with some fresh garden vegetable to make a salad that you can serve it as a party appetizer along with roasted chicken.

Madhuli Ajay
Mediterranean Orzo Pasta Salad With Feta Vinaigrette Recipe
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Orzo also called Risoni, is a type of short-cut pasta, which looks like a large grain of rice or a melon seed. This versatile pasta cooks very quickly and is mess-free to eat. A tangy, creamy Vinaigrette of Feta cheese and red wine vinegar lends a zesty Mediterranean flavour to the Orzo pasta.

The salad is so easy to make that there is hardly any recipe to it. This recipe is just a rough guide, you can also adjust the quantity of ingredients according to your taste. This fresh, Mediterranean Orzo Pasta Salad with Feta Vinaigrette can be served as a side dish or a light refreshing summer meal.

Serve Mediterranean Orzo Pasta Salad with Feta Vinaigrette with Cheesy Spaghetti Verdi Pasta Recipe With Roasted Garlic for a perfect meal.

If you like this recipe, you can also try other similar recipes like:

  1. Carrot Ribbon Salad with Asian Sesame Dressing
  2. Smoked Tofu and Grilled Vegetable Salad
  3. Savory Melon Salad

 

Cuisine: Mediterranean
Course: Dinner
Diet: Vegetarian
Equipments Used: Glass Mixing Bowl
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

15 M

Total in

25 M

Makes:

2 Servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup Orzo pasta , cooked
  • 7 Cherry tomatoes , halved
  • 1/2 Yellow Bell Pepper (Capsicum) , chopped
  • 8 Black olives , halved (pitted)
  • Baby spinach , Handful
  • 5 Basil leaves , roughly torn
  • For the vinaigrette
  • 3 tablespoon Feta Cheese
  • 2 tablespoon Red Wine Vinaigrette
  • 1 tablespoon Lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoon Whole Black Peppercorns , crushed
  • 4 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1 cloves Garlic , finely minced or crushed
  • Salt , to taste

How to make Mediterranean Orzo Pasta Salad With Feta Vinaigrette Recipe

  1. To begin with Mediterranean Orzo Pasta Salad with Feta Vinaigrette, first, place the Feta cheese in a small mixing bowl. Whisk it using a fork or a small whisk till it becomes creamy.

  2. Add the other ingredients under Vinaigrette and whisk till everything blends together. Adjust the quantity of vegetables according to your taste.

  3. In a salad bowl, place the pasta, tomatoes, pepper, olives, spinach and Basil.

  4. Toss together till everything mixes properly. Adjust quantity of salt and pepper if required.

  5. Serve Mediterranean Orzo Pasta Salad with Feta Vinaigrette with Cheesy Spaghetti Verdi Pasta Recipe With Roasted Garlic for a perfect meal.

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