Greek Pasta Salad

cherry tomatoes, cooled orzo, arugula, cucumbers, feta, oregano dressing

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Serves: 2 Servings | Time to Table: 20 Minutes | Calories: 481 | Category: Low-Calorie, Vegetarian | Allergens: Contains Wheat (Orzo), Tree Nuts (Pine Nuts), Milk (Feta Cheese). | Good Source of: Calcium, Fiber, Iron, Protein, Vitamin A, Vitamin C


  • - Chef's Knife
  • - Fine Mesh Strainer
  • - Large Mixing Bowl
  • - Measuring Spoons
  • - Medium Saucepan
  • - Small Saute Pan
  • - Spatula
  • - Whisk

What You Need:

  • - Coarsely Ground Black Pepper
  • - Kosher Salt or Flake Sea Salt
  • - Olive Oil

What We Send:

  • - Baby Arugula
  • - Cucumber
  • - Dried Oregano
  • - Feta Cheese
  • - Mixed Cherry Tomatoes
  • - Orzo
  • - Pine Nuts
  • - Red Wine Vinegar

Wine Pairings by @grapefriend

Mediterranean ingredients like oregano and feta call for a Mediterranean wine – try a super light, just slightly sweet Moscofilero from Greece.

Beer Pairings

We like a classic West Coast-Style American Pale Ale. The piney characteristics will bring the pine nuts and pasta to life.

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What To Do:

1. Cook Pasta: In a medium sauce pan over medium-high heat, add water and 2 teaspoons salt. Bring to a boil. Stir in orzo and boil, stirring occasionally, until al dente (about 6 minutes). Drain pasta and run un

Greek Pasta Salad - Step 1

2. Toast Pine Nuts: Place a small sauté pan over medium heat. Add pine nuts and cook, stirring occasionally, until JUST starting to get color. Remove pan from heat. 3.

Greek Pasta Salad - Step 2

3. Halve tomatoes and slice cucumber. Sprinkle lightly with salt and set aside.

Greek Pasta Salad - Step 3

4. Mix dressing: In a large mixing bowl, whisk together 2 tablespoons oil, vinegar, ¼ teaspoon oregano (save the rest for another use), ½ teaspoon salt, ¼ teaspoon pepper.

Greek Pasta Salad - Step 4

5. Finish salad: Add tomatoes, cucumber, chilled orzo and arugula to the dressing. Stir to coat.

To Serve: Garnish salad with feta cheese and pine nuts.

Pro Tip:

This salad is a great way to use up leftover protein. Toss in roasted chicken, sliced lamb loin or sliced skirt steak.

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