Spinach Salad with Orzo and Feta

Spinach Salad with Orzo and Feta

Ready in 45 minutes

This is a refreshing, light salad for hot summer days.

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Ingredients

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5 cups Water
2 cups Orzo; uncooked
1 bag Baby Spinach; (5 cups)
1 cup Feta Cheese; crumbled
1 Tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 teaspoon Lemon Rind; grated
1 Tablespoon Fresh Lemon Juice
1/2 teaspoon Salt

Original recipe makes 8 Servings

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Preparation

Bring water to a boil in a medium sauce pan. Add orzo. Cook 10 minutes; drain. Rinse with cold water; drain.

Combine pasta, spinach and feta in a large bowl. Combine oil and remaining ingredients in a small bowl. Drizzle lemon mixture over pasta mixture; toss well to coat. Serve immediately after adding lemon mixture.

Calories: 244 (23% from fat)

Fat: 55 g. (sat. 2.5, mono 2g.; poly 1.6g

Protein: 8.5 g.

Carbs: 33.8 g.

Fiber: 2.4 g.

Cholesterol: 13 mg.

Iron: 2.7 mg

Sodium 335 mg

Calcium: 113 mg

Notes

If you put the lemon mixture on the night before and refrigerate, the orzo absorbs it all and the salad is drier....we prefer it when the mixture is added just before serving. This is best chilled.

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This salad is light and refreshing with it's lemon flavor dressing...best if chilled. I posted this
Loshebo 3 years ago
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