Orzo Salad with Watermelon and Feta Recipe

Looking for an easy Orzo Salad with Watermelon and Feta recipe? Learn how to make Orzo Salad with Watermelon and Feta using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by sjones59

Makes 6 servings



Juicy watermelon and tangy feta make this a refreshing and unique pasta salad.

Recipe Ingredients for Orzo Salad with Watermelon and Feta

1 cup uncooked orzo
2 cup watermelon, seedless, diced
1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese, French, Hungarian or Greek varieties
1 tbsp olive oil, extra virgin
1/2 cup basil, fresh, thinly sliced
1/8 tsp black pepper, freshly ground, or to taste
1 tsp table salt, or to taste

Recipe Directions for Orzo Salad with Watermelon and Feta

  1. Bring a large saucepan of salted water to a boil. Stir in orzo and return to a boil; cook until done, about 8 to 10 minutes. Drain orzo and rinse under cold water; allow to drain completely.

  2. Once orzo is cool, toss with remaining ingredients in a medium serving bowl. Yields about 3/4 cup per serving.

Categories

Salads

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 138.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
142
Calories from Fat
26
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.9g
4%
Saturated Fat
0.3g
1%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
1mg
0%
Potassium
63mg
2%
Total Carbohydrates
25.1g
8%
Dietary Fiber
1.3g
5%
Sugars
4.7g
Protein
3.9g
Vitamin A 8% Vitamin C 8%
Calcium 1% Iron 6%
* 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
B
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Very low in sodium
  • High in thiamin
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