Lemon Orzo Salad with Feta

Lemon Orzo Salad with Feta is one of the easiest salads you can whip up any time of the year – not just in the summer months! This recipe combines the lemon dressing and feta; making this dish bright, cheerful, and appetizing. It is perfect to take along as a potluck contribution or for an easy weekday meal.


Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Yield: 6 Servings



  • 2 cups dried orzo pasta
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes halved
  • ½ red onion diced
  • 1 English cucumber diced
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • ⅓ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 100 g feta cheese crumbled
  • ½ tablespoon chicken stock
  • Salt and pepper to taste



  1. To a small bowl, add extra virgin olive oil, honey, lemon juice, salt, and black pepper and whisk until emulsified. Place in fridge until needed.
  2. To a large pot, add water, chicken stock, and salt to a boil, carefully add dry orzo pasta to boiling water and cook until tender. Drain in colander and rinse under cold water for a few minutes to prevent it from sticking, then leave to drain completely.
  3. While orzo is boiling, dice veggies and herbs into small pieces.
  4. To a large bowl, add cooked orzo, diced veggies, lemon zest, crumbled feta cheese, and chopped parsley.
  5. Pour dressing on salad and toss to combine. Serve immediately or place in fridge for about 30 minutes for the flavours to meld. Enjoy!


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