Lemony Orzo Pasta Salad with Cucumber and Feta

Serves: 4

Simple and delicious recipe for Orzo Pasta Salad with Cucumber and Feta, a refreshing summer side dish.
Author: Fork Knife Swoon

Total Time: 15 mins

Yield: 4 servings
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1 1/2 cups dry orzo pasta
2 tablespoons olive oil
juice and zest of 1 lemon
1 large english cucumber, seeded and chopped
1 tablespoon fresh mint, finely chopped
1 tablespoon fresh parsley, finely chopped
1/2 cup feta cheese, crumbled
kosher salt and freshly-ground black pepper, to taste


Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Cook the orzo al dente according to package directions (about 9 minutes). Drain the pasta, let cool for a couple of minutes, and toss with the olive oil, lemon juice and zest, cucumber, herbs and feta. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Serve chilled or at room-temperature. Can be made up to a day in advance and kept in the refrigerator.

Source: forkknifeswoon.com

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