Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins

I needed a recipe that would use a bunch of veggies harvested from my garden, so I came up with this refreshing orzo salad that is both colorful and crunchy. A very refreshing vegetarian salad for those hot summer days.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Chop all veggies very small, and toss with cooked orzo.
  2. Add cheese, and toss again.
  3. Mix all dressing ingredients and shake hard in a container to emulsify.
  4. Dress salad with as much dressing as you'd like. You won't necessarily use it all.
  5. Chill and serve cold.
Most Helpful

This was a great salad, especially the more it marinated. Great for taking in my lunch to work!

Family-Chefs August 12, 2009

Will make this one again! Even though it called for 8 oz. of Orzo, don't be fooled because it makes a lot. I will serve it in a 2qt. bowl this evening. This is a keeper!

firsttuttle July 25, 2016

Great side dish for summer. So refreshing. Was a hit at a family get together.

Anonymous July 12, 2015

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