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Orzo and Spinach Salad

3
3
3
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
18 min
Prep
8 min
Cook
10 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
A fabulous picnic or barbecue side dish. Switch to baby arugula and diced sweet red peppers for another tasty option.

Ingredients

Fresh spinach

2 cup(s), baby leaves, packed

Uncooked orzo

cup(s)

Grape tomatoes

1 cup(s), or cherry tomatoes, halved

White wine vinegar

2 tsp(s)

Table salt

¼ tsp(s)

Black pepper

¼ pinch

Feta cheese

¼ cup(s), crumbled

Instructions

  1. Place spinach in a serving bowl.
  2. Bring a medium-size pot of water to a boil; stir in orzo. Cook until tender, about 10 minutes; drain well. Spoon hot orzo over spinach and toss to coat; let spinach wilt.
  3. Add tomatoes, vinegar, salt and pepper to orzo; toss gently but well. Sprinkle with cheese; serve immediately. Yields about 1 cup per serving.