Greek Orzo Pasta Salad with Sauteed Herbed Cherry Tomatoes
This colorful Greek-style orzo pasta salad is loaded with plenty of herbed sweet cherry tomatoes and is tossed in a light balsamic vinaigrette for one stunning summer salad!
Prep Time 10minutes
Cook Time 5minutes
Total Time 15minutes
Servings 6-8 servings
1tablespooneach fresh oreganoparsley, and basil. (minced)
116 oz box orzo pasta, cooked according to package instructions
1large sweet pepperdiced
1can15 oz black olives, drained and sliced
1small cucumberthinly sliced
3/4cupcrumbled feta cheese
Salt and pepper to taste
Heat olive oil in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat until shimmery. Add tomatoes, oregano, parsley, and basil to saucepan and stir occasionally until tomatoes are close to bursting, about 3-4 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside to cool.
In a large bowl, combine cooked orzo, pepper, olives, cucumber, sauteed cherry tomatoes, and feta cheese. Set aside for a moment while you prepare the dressing.
Whisk all dressing ingredients until smooth, season with salt and pepper to taste. Pour dressing over salad and gently toss to coat. Season salad with additional salt and pepper to taste and refrigerate until ready to serve.