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Greek Orzo Salad

Published: September 16, 2021

Greek orzo salad

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 15 mins
Servings 2 people

Ingredients
  

  • 1.5 cups orzo pasta
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 handful of black olives
  • 3-5 tbsp feta cheese
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ a lemon squeezed
  • 1 cup diced cucumber (English or field)
  • 1 tsp fresh parsley
  • 1 can tuna (optional)
  • pinch of salt and pepper

Instructions
 

  • Bring 2 cups of salted water to a boil. Add a few drops of olive oil to the water and all of the orzo pasta. Reduce heat to medium. Simmer for 8-10 mins until soft, stirring occasionally.
  • Chop up the feta cheese, olives, and cucumber.
  • Strain the pasta and empty into a large bowl. Add the feta, olives, and cucumber. Optional: add a can of tuna. Squeeze the lemon juice over everything and sprinkle in the parsley and remaining olive oil. Mix well. Season with a dash of salt and pepper.

Notes

With feta cheese and black olives, this simple Greek-inspired dish can be a side or a main course with the option of adding tuna for protein.
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