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Greek Orzo Recipe

Looking for an easy Greek Orzo recipe? Learn how to make Greek Orzo using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by riannacone

Makes 4 servings



Greek Orzo and Grilled Shrimp Salad with Mustard-Dill Vinaigrette Recipe courtesy Bobby Flay Show: Boy Meets GrillEpisode: Urban Picnic Recipe categories: Shellfish, Shrimp, more

Recipe Ingredients for Greek Orzo

1/2 lb pasta
1/4 cup white wine vinegar
3 tablespoons Dijon mustard
1/4 cup olive oil, plus additional for brushing shrimp
3/4 pound feta cheese, crumbled

Recipe Directions for Greek Orzo

  1. 3/4 pound orzo, cooked al dente

  2. 1 large cucumber, seeded, quartered lengthwise, and sliced

  3. 3 green onions, thinly sliced

  4. 1 pint grape tomatoes, halved

  5. 1/4 cup chopped fresh dill, plus extra for garnish

  6. 1/4 cup white wine vinegar

  7. 3 tablespoons Dijon mustard

  8. 1/2 cup olive oil, plus additional for brushing shrimp

  9. Salt and freshly ground pepper

  10. 3/4 pound feta cheese, crumbled

  11. 16 medium shrimp, peeled and de-veined

  12. Directions

  13. Combine orzo, cucumber, green onions, and tomatoes in a large bowl. Place dill, vinegar, and mustard in a blender and blend until smooth. With the motor running, slowly add the olive oil and blend until emulsified. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Pour the vinaigrette over the orzo mixture and stir well to combine. Gently fold in the feta cheese.

  14. Heat grill to high. Brush shrimp with oil and season with salt and pepper. Grill for approximately 2 minutes per side or until just cooked through. Divide orzo salad among 4 take-out containers or plates and top with 4 shrimp. Garnish with additional dill.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 182.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
507
Calories from Fat
292
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
32.5g
50%
Saturated Fat
14.7g
73%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
117mg
39%
Sodium
1098mg
46%
Potassium
181mg
5%
Total Carbohydrates
35.3g
12%
Dietary Fiber
0.4g
2%
Sugars
3.6g
Protein
19.0g
Vitamin A 8% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 44% Iron 15%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
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