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Orzo Salad with Watermelon & Feta
Cook Time
10 mins
 

This fresh take on pasta salad gets its delicious blend of flavors from sweet, juicy watermelon and tangy feta cheese. It's a perfect side for your summer barbecue.

Course: Salad
Cuisine: American, bbq
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 972 kcal
Ingredients
  • 1 cup orzo pasta
  • 2 cups seedless watermelon – medium diced
  • ½ cup light feta cheese – crumbled
  • 1 TB good quality extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ cup fresh basil – thinly sliced
Instructions
  1. Fill a large saucepan ¾ full with salted water and bring to a boil. Stir in orzo, return to boil, and cook for 8-10 minutes. Drain and rinse under cold water. Allow to drain completely. Toss orzo with remaining ingredients, seasoning with salt and several grinds of black pepper.
Nutrition Facts
Orzo Salad with Watermelon & Feta
Amount Per Serving
Calories 972 Calories from Fat 288
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 32g 49%
Saturated Fat 13g 65%
Cholesterol 66mg 22%
Sodium 849mg 35%
Potassium 756mg 22%
Total Carbohydrates 138g 46%
Dietary Fiber 6g 24%
Sugars 25g
Protein 32g 64%
Vitamin A 53.6%
Vitamin C 32.5%
Calcium 44.4%
Iron 19.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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