Asparagus Orzo Salad is an easy and delicious salad that is made with whole grain orzo, fresh lemon, crisp asparagus, and feta. It makes the perfect summer dish!
Prep Time 15mins
Cook Time 11mins
Total Time 26mins
Author Hostess At Heart
1bunch of asparaguscut into one-inch pieces
16ouncescooked whole wheat orzocooked
2/3cupflat Italian parsleychopped
Zest of 1 lemonabout 1 tablespoon
1/3cupfresh lemon juice
Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add asparagus and blanch for two minutes. Remove with a slotted spoon to a sieve or colander and run under cold water to stop cooking. Return the water to a boil, salt the water and add orzo. Cook for suggested time, approximately 9 minutes. Drain and run under cool water.
In a large serving bowl. add orzo, asparagus, feta, parsley and lemon zest.
In a small bowl, combine olive oil, lemon juice, salt, pepper, and yogurt. Whisk to combine and add to orzo combination.
This recipe was calculated using the exact brands and measurements I used to make this recipe. If you are following a strict diet please note changing anything will cause the nutritional info to change. My calculations are intended as a guide only.