Healthy Meal Prep
Easy Mediterranean Orzo Salad Recipe

Easy Mediterranean Orzo Salad


This easy orzo salad combines a variety of Mediterranean flavors like olives, chickpeas, pine nuts, and bell peppers with a light lemon dressing.


  • ½ cup uncooked orzo pasta
  • 1 ½ teaspoons lemon-infused olive oil
  • ¼ cup sliced black olives
  • ¼ cup marinated artichoke hearts, drained and chopped
  • ¼ cup canned chickpeas
  • ¼ cup roasted red peppers, drained and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons toasted pine nuts
  • 2 tablespoons ricotta salata cheese, crumbled or shaved


  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook orzo in the boiling water, stirring occasionally until tender yet firm to the bite, about 11 minutes. Drain well.
  2. Toss orzo with lemon-infused olive oil. Add olives, artichoke hearts, chickpeas, roasted red peppers, pine nuts, and ricotta salata. Toss to combine. Refrigerate to chill and allow flavors to build.

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Nutritional Information

Easy Mediterranean Orzo Salad

Servings Per Recipe: 4
Calories: 183.1
% Daily Value *
protein: 13 %
carbohydrates: 8 %
exchange other carbs:
dietary fiber: 9 %
fat: 11 %
saturated fat: 8 %
cholesterol: 1 %
vitamin a iu: 12 %
niacin equivalents: 16 %
vitamin b6: 6 %
vitamin c: 17 %
folate: 17 %
calcium: 4 %
iron: 10 %
magnesium: 10 %
potassium: 3 %
sodium: 10 %
thiamin: 5 %
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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