Quick & Easy

Orzo pasta salad

It's a fresh & vibrant addition to any casual (or not so casual) gathering.
plate of orzo pasta salad with burrata and greens




Cook the pasta in a large saucepan of boiling water for 2 minutes less than the recommended cooking time on the packet; drain. Transfer pasta to a large bowl; season with salt flakes and freshly ground black pepper. Add oil and juice. Stir to combine.


Just before serving, add remaining ingredients, toss to combine.

Orzo is a rice-shaped pasta. It may be referred to as risoni, although this tends to be a slightly smaller pasta.

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This recipe was originally published in 2o11 and updated in 2023.

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