Spinach and Orzo Salad

Orzo pasta is tossed with spinach, red onion, feta cheese, pine nuts, basil, olive oil and balsamic vinegar, creating a delicious, colorful cold salad.

Preparation time

  • Prep 20 m
  • Ready In 1 h 20 m

Ingredients

  • 1 (16 ounce) package uncooked orzo pasta
  • 1 (10 ounce) package baby spinach leaves, finely chopped
  • 1/2 pound crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/2 red onion, finely chopped
  • 3/4 cup pine nuts
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground white pepper
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar

Directions

  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add orzo and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente, drain and rinse with cold water. Transfer to a large bowl and stir in spinach, feta, onion, pine nuts, basil and white pepper. Toss with olive oil and balsamic vinegar. Refrigerate and serve cold.

Source: allrecipes.com

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