Orzo and Tomato Salad with Feta Cheese

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recipe submitted by Sabrina Harris through AllRecipes.com

to be adjusted and played around with

yields: 6 servings

Ingredients
1 cup uncooked orzo pasta
1/4 cup pitted green olives
1 cup diced feta cheese
3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
3 tablespoons chopped fresh dill
1 ripe tomato, chopped
1/4 cup virgin olive oil (perhaps cut down on oil)
1/8 cup lemon juice
salt and pepper to taste
 
Directions
1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook orzo for 8 to 10 minutes, or until al dente; drain, and rinse with cold water.
2. When orzo is cool, transfer to a medium bowl and mix in olives, feta cheese, parsley, dill, and tomato.
3. In a small bowl, whisk together oil and lemon juice. Pour over pasta, and mix well. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Chill before serving.
 
Notes:
Amount Per Serving
  Calories: 345

  Total Fat: 19.6g
  Cholesterol:
37mg
  Sodium:
615mg
  Total Carbs:
31.2g
     Dietary Fiber: 1.6g
  Protein:
11.4g

Categories:
Meal   LunchDish   Salad
Main Ingredient   PastaPrep Time   15 to 30 minutes
Cooking Time   less than 15 minutes 
Features   Low-Fat, Low-Sodium, Vegetarian




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