Orzo and Broccoli Salad

Orzo and Broccoli Salad
Staff Writer

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Prepare your taste buds for flavor overload: This Orzo and Broccoli Salad has Italian dressing, feta, almonds and more. Think you can handle it all?

14
Servings
238
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 16 Ounces orzo pasta
  • 1 Cup cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 1 small red pepper, diced
  • 1 Cup Tuscan House Italian Dressing, divided
  • 1/2 Cup Almonds
  • 1 Cup ATHENOS Traditional Crumbled Feta Cheese
  • 5 Cups head broccoli, cut into small florets

Directions

Cook pasta as directed on package, adding the broccoli for the last 2 minutes of cooking. Drain and rinse with cold water to cool.

Toss pasta mixture with tomatoes and peppers; lightly toss with 3/4 cup dressing.

Refrigerate at least 1 hour. Toss with remaining dressing, feta, and nuts just before serving.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
9g
13%
Sugar
7g
8%
Saturated Fat
2g
8%
Cholesterol
4mg
1%
Carbohydrate, by difference
22g
17%
Protein
18g
39%
Vitamin A, RAE
2µg
0%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
3mg
4%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
1µg
1%
Calcium, Ca
68mg
7%
Choline, total
5mg
1%
Fiber, total dietary
2g
8%
Folate, total
11µg
3%
Iron, Fe
4mg
22%
Magnesium, Mg
4mg
1%
Niacin
1mg
7%
Phosphorus, P
207mg
30%
Selenium, Se
3µg
5%
Sodium, Na
323mg
22%
Water
75g
3%

Orzo Shopping Tip

Stock up on good quality extra-virgin olive oil, feta cheese, Kalamata olives, red wine vinegar, oregano, and lemons – these ingredients are central to Greek cuisine

Orzo Cooking Tip

Simplicity is the secret to Greek cuisine, so paying attention to details such as marinating, seasoning well, and using only the freshest ingredients is key.