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Orzo pasta salad is topped with more feta cheese and is plated in a small white bowl.

Greek Orzo Pasta Salad

Greek orzo pasta salad is loaded with juicy cherry tomatoes, cucumber slices, fresh herbs, and lemon juice. This is the perfect 15 minute weekday dinner recipe that everyone will love!

Course Main Course
Cuisine greek
Keyword greek orzo pasta salad, orzo pasta salad
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 319 kcal
Author sherry brubaker

Ingredients

  • 1 cup orzo pasta
  • 1 15 oz can of chickpeas drained and rinsed
  • 1 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1 cup cucumber halved and sliced
  • 1/2 red onion finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup kalamata olives
  • 1/2 cup parsley finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup feta cheese
  • 1/2 tsp salt

Instructions

  1. Bring a medium sized pot of generously salted water to a roaring boil. Add the orzo pasta to the pot and cook according to package instructions. Drain the orzo pasta, then place it in a large mixing bowl.

  2. Combine the orzo, chickpeas, cherry tomatoes, cucumber slices, red onion, kalamata olives, parsley, garlic, olive oil, lemon juice, feta cheese and salt in the mixing bowl, then stir to combine. Cover the bowl and place it in the fridge for 30 minutes to serve it cold or serve immediately. Mangia!

Nutrition Facts
Greek Orzo Pasta Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 319 Calories from Fat 207
% Daily Value*
Fat 23g35%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 15g
Cholesterol 11mg4%
Sodium 518mg23%
Potassium 233mg7%
Carbohydrates 24g8%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 717IU14%
Vitamin C 20mg24%
Calcium 91mg9%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.