Ready in 45 minutes
This is a refreshing, light salad for hot summer days.
Top-ranked recipe named "Spinach Salad with Orzo and Feta"
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
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.