Greek Orzo Salad

orzo black bean salad

“This orzo salad is packed with vitamins and antioxidant-rich artichokes. Add chicken or shrimp to make this side salad a hearty meal!”

– Michael Payne, CFO


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  • 1 1/2 cups uncooked orzo pasta
  • 2 cans marinated artichoke hearts
  • 1 red onion, chopped
  • 1 can greek olives
  • 1 medium cucumber, chopped
  • 1 sweet red pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 tablespoon light olive oil


  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8-10 minutes or until al dente.
  2. Drain artichoke hearts, reserving the liquid/marinade.
  3. In a large bowl, combine pasta, artichoke hearts, red onion, greek olives, feta, cucumber, pepper and olive oil. Toss and chill for 1 hour in refrigerator.
  4. Just before serving, drizzle reserved artichoke marinade over salad.