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Greek Orzo Salad

A delicious and refreshing Spring/Summer Greek Orzo Salad, packed full of veggies!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Appetizer, BBQ, Dinner, lunch, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: American, greek
Keyword: appetizer, bbq, easy recipe, Pasta, salad, side dish, summer
Servings: 12

Equipment

  • Pot for pasta
  • Strainer
  • Knife
  • Large mixing bowl

Ingredients

  • 1 16 oz. Box of Orzo
  • 1 Cup Red onion Diced
  • 1 1/2 Cups Cucumbers(seeded)/Mini cucumbers Sliced, halved or quartered
  • 1 1/2 Cups Grape tomatoes Halved/Quartered
  • 1 1/2 Cups Bell peppers (Red,Orange or yellow) Diced
  • 1 Cup Artichokes (In Water) Chopped
  • 1 TBSP Dak's Super Greek or Italian seasoning or Italian seasoning
  • 1 TBSP Za'atar spice Optional
  • 1 8 oz. Container Fat free feta (Atheno's Brand) Crumbled
  • 1/2 Cup Parsley Chopped
  • Salt & Pepper to taste

DRESSING

  • 10 TBSP Ken's Lite Greek Vinaigrette
  • 1/2 Cup Non fat greek yogurt
  • Salt & Pepper to taste

GARNISH

  • Micro Greens Optional

SALAD FIXINS

  • Mixed Greens
  • Chicken or protein of your choice

Instructions

  • First get the water going for the orzo, once boiling add salt (taste like the ocean water) then the orzo. Follow package for cooking and place into a strainer to cool. Set aside.
  • In a small bowl put the Greek vinaigrette, the non-fat Greek yogurt, salt and pepper to taste. Set aside.
  • While the orzo is cooking, prep and chop your vegetables.
  • Once the orzo has cooled off, pour into the bowl with all of the vegetables, feta, parsley, Dak's Greek seasoning, Zaatar and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Add the dressing and mix carefully until everything is combined.
  • Serve right away at room temperature or place into refrigerator until ready to serve.
  • I like to serve over some greens and add some grilled or air fried chicken for some protein.

Notes

12 Servings
Serving Size: 1 HEAPING cup
6 WW personal points (Not including chicken) + 2 gained
(I have chicken as a zero-point food)
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5 Bites on Better Balance Healthi (formerly called iTrackBites)