Mediterranean Orzo Salad recipe
Red and yellow peppers, diced cucumber, tender spinach and lemon juice gives a fresh touch to orzo pasta, kalamata olives and feta cheese.
  • Makes: 5 servings
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Difficulty Rating: Easy

  • Nutrition Highlights: Per serving: 453 calories, 14.9 g protein, 119% recommended daily value (RDV) of vitamin C, 58% RDV of vitamin A, 24% RDV of iron.

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  • Recipe From: Tennessee Home & Farm


  1. To prepare vinaigrette, whisk lemon juice, salt and oregano. Add olive oil in a slow, steady stream while whisking constantly.
  2. Cook orzo according to package directions.
  3. When cooked, run under cool water until room temperature. Drain completely.
  4. Toss orzo with vinaigrette and salt to taste.
  5. Add remaining vegetables and adjust seasonings, if necessary.
  6. Serve at room temperature topped with feta cheese.

Nutrition Facts for Ingredients (per serving): Calories – 363, Fat – 8.6g, Dietary Fiber – 2.0g, Protein – 14.8g, Vitamin A – 57%, Vitamin C – 110%, Calcium – 16%, Iron – 24%.

Nutrition Facts for Lemon Vinaigrette (per serving): Calories – 90, Fat – 10.2g, Protein –0.1g.

**Nutrition information is calculated using an online calorie calculator. Variations may exist. Values are based on a 2,000-calorie diet.

Tips & Notes

Not a fan of olives? Simply omit them or substitute with other fresh veggies. Or, browse more pasta salad recipes.


  1. Hi Joan,

    Sorry, but we don’t provide the nutrition information for most of our recipes. However, you can plug the ingredients into a website such as to find out specifics. It looks like this recipe has about 450 calories per serving (5 servings total) and is very high in vitamin C and a good source of vitamin A and thiamin.

    Hope this helps!
    Jessy Yancey
    Farm Flavor


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