Orzo Pasta Salad

Orzo Pasta Salad

If you haven’t heard of orzo pasta then you’re in for a treat. Resembling rice it makes an excellent change from traditional pasta shapes and has a great texture when cooked just right. This salad is a great dish when the summer months start to approach.

Orzo Pasta Salad

It makes a superb side dish for a party or BBQ, or works well as a tasty lunch. You can add any of  your favourite ingredients to it to make it your own.

Orzo Pasta Salad

Orzo Salad

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 17 minutes
Servings 4 people


  • 200 g orzo
  • 30 g sun dried tomatoes halved
  • 30 g mixed olives small
  • 30 g feta cheese cubed
  • 1 tbsp tomato puree
  • 1 tsp dried oregano


  • Boil a large pan of boiling water add a pinch of salt. Add the orzo and boil for 12 minutes.
  • Chop all of the ingredients except the olives – leave them whole.
  • Once the orzo it cooked drain well and add to a bowl. Mix in the tomato puree and a little bit of the oil from the sun dried tomatoes (optional), then add all of the other ingredients and mix well. Season with oregano, salt and pepper.
  • Serve and enjoy!

Orzo Pasta Salad-


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