Orzo and Broccoli Salad

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Orzo and Broccoli Salad

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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
246
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.

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.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
11g
16%
Sugar
4g
N/A
Saturated Fat
3g
13%
Cholesterol
20mg
7%
Protein
9g
17%
Carbs
31g
10%
Vitamin A
24µg
3%
Vitamin B6
0.1mg
7.3%
Vitamin C
37mg
62%
Vitamin E
2mg
11%
Vitamin K
44µg
55%
Calcium
39mg
4%
Fiber
3g
13%
Folate (food)
33µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
33µg
8%
Iron
1mg
6%
Magnesium
40mg
10%
Monounsaturated
3g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
1mg
5%
Phosphorus
113mg
16%
Polyunsaturated
3g
N/A
Potassium
261mg
7%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.1mg
7.4%
Sodium
161mg
7%
Zinc
0.8mg
5.4%

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