Perfect Greek Orzo Salad

"An irresistibly refreshing and delicious combination of classic Greek ingredients and orzo pasta."
photo by Christines Yellow K photo by Christines Yellow K
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  • In large bowl, combine cucumber, feta, black olives, tomatoes & parsley.
  • Bring large pot of salted water to a boil. Cook orzo as directed on box. Drain and rinse with water to cool. Return pasta to pot (pot should be cooled down). Mix cucumber mixture into orzo.
  • Whisk together dressing ingredients and pour over salad. Mix well to combine. Refrigerate for 20 minutes before serving.

Questions & Replies

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  1. michelle_espinosa
    Can I substitute red wine vinegar for Apple cider vinegar?


  1. corpkid
    This was really good and you can totally expand on this recipe to your liking. Made as written except threw in some leftover dill I had from making tzatziki sauce and added some fresh lemon juice to the dressing - this was an all-around hit. Thank you for the wonderful recipe - going in the rotation for sure.
  2. Susan D.
    Very good recipe. But I'm an experimenter and also do alterations and/or add-ons to recipes. So I added a hopped yellow bell pepper, used (2) English cucumbers pealed and chopped instead, added juice of 1 lemon, added 3/4 tsp sweet basil, added 1-1/2 tbsp sugar and onion and garlic powder to taste, used 1/2 cup Zesty Italian dressing instead of 1/2 cup olive oil, 4 shakes red wine vinegar instead, and salt/pepper to taste. Came out great me and my family loved it. Thanks.
  3. Gran Dee
    This was well received at our knitting pot luck. I used 1 1/2 cups of orzo and it made plenty. Next time I will add some crushed garlic to the dressing. Thanks for posting.
  4. AHoff08
    This was a delicious light and fresh tasting salad. I added about 1/4 cup of fresh dill. I'll be making this again and again. Thanks for posting!
  5. Chef SummerB
    This is the best Greek salad I have ever tasted. All of the flavors blend together perfectly. It makes a great side dish - or main course. It never lasts very long when I make it!! Thanks, Christine! Can't wait to see more of your recipes.



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