Recipe by jb41848

My MIL made this for her church group, I am not sure where the recipe came from, but it was a hit with them and her family. It is a good alternative to the old-fashioned Pasta Salad.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (18 ounce) box orzo pasta, cooked al dente
  • good season Italian dressing, prepared according to package
  • 2 cloves of minced garlic
  • 1 (2 1/4 ounce) can black olives
  • 1 red pepper, chopped
  • parsley, to taste
  • crumbled feta cheese, to taste


  1. Cook Orzo according to directions on the package.
  2. Mix up the dressing and set aside.
  3. In a large bowl add cooked Orzo, garlic, pepper, and olives mix well.
  4. Add 1/2 of the dressing and mix it very good.
  5. Let sit in refrigerator overnight to allow the flavors to blend.
  6. Mix in the remaining dressing and place salad on a lettuce lined dish, sprinkle with feta cheese.

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