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Orzo and Spinach Salad

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

table salt

¼ tsp

black pepper

¼ tsp

crumbled feta cheese

¼ cup(s)

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.

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