Broccoli and Orzo Salad

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READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by marileamills

I came by this recipe through my best friend. Something different that I enjoy.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 34 cup orzo pasta
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon minced broccoli
  • 2 (9 ounce) packages frozen chopped broccoli, thawed (I use Green Giant)
  • 12 cup Italian style breadcrumbs
  • 12 teaspoon italian seasoning
  • salt
  • 2 cups coarsely chopped tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar


  1. Cook the orzo as directed on the product package; drain and set aside.
  2. In a skillet, heat the oil over medium heat.
  3. When the oil is hot, saute the garlic and broccoli for 3 minutes; stir frequently.
  4. Stir in the bread crumbs, Italian seasoning, and salt to taste; saute for 1 minute.
  5. Add the tomatoes and vinegar; cook and stir 1-2 minutes or until heated well.
  6. Add the orzo; stir to mix.
  7. Serve warm.

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