Asparagus Orzo Salad is an easy and delicious salad that is made with whole-wheat 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
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1bunch of asparaguscut into one-inch pieces
8ouncescooked 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 the asparagus 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 the orzo. Cook for 1 to 2 minutes under the suggested time, approximately 9 minutes or until al dente. Drain off the pasta water and run it under cool water to stop cooking.
In a large serving bowl, add orzo, asparagus, feta, and parsley.
In a small bowl, combine olive oil, zest, lemon juice, salt, pepper, and yogurt. Whisk to combine and add to orzo pasta salad.
Refrigerate to chill for 1 to 2 hours or serve immediately.
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.