Surdyk's Greek Orzo Salad

"Very nice pasta salad that I found on Midwest Living's site. Add some meat if you would like a more substantial main dish salad--I added cubed grilled chicken breast to the leftover salad and it was very good. Cook time includes chill time."
 
Surdyk's Greek Orzo Salad created by GaylaJ
Ready In:
3hrs 30mins
Ingredients:
11
Serves:
6
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ingredients

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directions

  • Cook pasta according package directions. Drain, rinse with cold water and drain again. Put in a large bowl, cover and chill for 1-2 hours.
  • Add feta, tomatoes, olives, basil, and parsley to the chilled pasta and stir to combine.
  • For the dressing, place olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, and oregano in a jar with a screw-top lid. Shake vigorously to combine, then pour over pasta mixture and toss to coat. Season to taste with salt and ground black pepper.
  • Cover and chill for 2 to 24 hours.

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  1. FrenchBunny
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  3. FrenchBunny
    This was such a wonderful refreshing salad. Such delicious flavors with the fresh herbs. I only changed using the Campari tomatoes being that they for me have the best tasting tomato flavor. I did add in some shrimps to make it more of a meal for a lunch and served it with some deviled eggs #438225. Everything went so very well together. Thanks for sharing your great recipe GaylaJ, this made a very yummy lunch.
     
  4. iris5555
    This is filled with ingredients I love so I knew I'd enjoy the salad. The fresh herbs add so much great flavor. Perfect summer salad.
     
  5. ugogirl
    I made this delicious salad for our Labor Day picnic and it was a huge hit. The only minor changes I made were: used halved grape tomatoes instead of roma because that is what I had on hand and a little extra garlic because we are garlic lovers here. The fresh lemon juice and feta gave it a nice tangy flavor. I really liked the addition of the fresh herbs also. I should have doubled the recipe because it was enjoyed and eaten up very quickly. Thanks GaylaJ for yet another great recipe.
     

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