Orzo Salad with Zucchini and Feta

Orzo Salad with Zucchini & Feta

½ cup uncooked orzo                                              1/3 cup thinly sliced radishes                

1 cup coarsely chopped zucchini                                1/3 cup crumbled feta cheese

½ cup finely chopped fresh Italian parsley                 2 Tbsp thinly sliced green onion

1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil                                                1 Tbsp lemon juice

¼ tsp salt                                                              1/8 tsp black pepper

  1. Cook orzo according to package directions, omitting any salt or fat.  Drain, rinse under cold water, drain well and transfer to large bowl.  Meanwhile heat small skillet coated with non-stick cooking spray over medium heat.  Add zucchini, cook and stir 2 to 3 minutes.  Remove from heat and add parsley, radishes, feta and onion to orzo.
  2. Meanwhile, whisk oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper in small bowl. Pour over salad, mix gently.


Makes 4 servings (3/4 cup each)

153 kcal; 7gm total fat; 2 gm sat fat; 5 gm pro; 19gm CHO; 11mg cholesterol; 1 gm dietary fiber; 297 mg sodium.

Exchanges: 1 starch; 1 veg; 1 fat