Mediterranean orzo salad with spinach must be a definition of Summer salad in dictionary. Fresh, herby, creamy and zesty. It has it all.
There are actually no rules how to make it and what to put in it. So, this time our Mediterranean orzo salad have salty sun-dried tomatoes, green and black olives, crumbled feta and rucola spinach salad. All coated with fresh lemon mustard vinaigrette.
This mediterranean orzo salad with spinach comes together so quickly, so do all your prep work first. Have everything ready and on hand – this will make assembling the dish easy and straightforward with no rushing.
The mediterranean orzo salad is the perfect summer salad!
This mediterranean orzo salad can be served as a main dish or a perfect company to your grilled goodies – it is really versatile! The only condition for this salad is – it needs to be eaten in the sun (I would say next to the sea, but we are not that lucky so sun will work! 🙂 )
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Mediterranean Orzo Salad with Spinach
- 200 g Orzo
- 100 g Green & Black Olives chopped
- 50 g Sun-Dried Tomatoes
- 70 g Feta Cheese crumbled
- Handful Fresh Herbs (Parsley, Dill, Mint)
- Handful Fresh Rucola
- Handful Fresh Baby Spinach
Lemon Mustard Vinaigrette
- 100 ml Olive Oil
- 4 tbsp Lemon Juice
- 2 tsp Dijon Mustard
- 1 tsp Honey
- Salt & Pepper to taste
- Boil the orzo as per instructors on the packaging – cool it down once done
- In the meantime, prepare all the other salad ingredients: chop the olives and sundried tomatoes, crumble the feta and chop fresh herbs
- For vinaigrette in a food processor mix all the ingredients together
- Once orzo is cooled down, mix in all the other ingredients together with fresh salad and pour in the dressing. Mix it all well till evenly coated
- Serve it as a main dish or side dish with grilled goodies
- Enjoy your BeastFeast!