SUMMER ORZO PASTA SALAD

Thank you for this super recipe! It’s 10 degrees outside & we’re in the midst of a snowstorm. This sunny, fresh & yummy recipe is just what I needed to warm things up! It’s absolutely delicious!


SUMMER ORZO PASTA SALAD

Summer Orzo Pasta Salad is a great addition to any summer get together! This salad mixes together orzo pasta, chickpeas, feta cheese, crisp summer vegetables, fresh herbs and is topped with a light vinaigrette. Your guests are sure to love this one!


INGREDIENTS
FOR THE SALAD::

  • 8 ounces orzo pasta {try whole wheat for a healthier version}, cooked according to package
  • 1/2 english cucumber, diced
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 - 15-ounce can garbanzo beans {chickpeas}, drained and rinsed
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 small red onion, chopped {about 2/3 cup}
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves, chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves, chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped

FOR THE RED WINE VINAIGRETTE DRESSING::

  • 1/3 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 lemons, juiced
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil


INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Cook the orzo according to the package. Let cool completely or run under cold water until cooled.
  2. In large mixing bowl combine the cucumber, feta cheese, garbanzo beans, tomatoes, red onion and gently stir to combine.
  3. get the full instructions @ acedarspoon.com

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