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Spinach and Orzo Salad

This Spinach and Orzo Salad is simply delicious and is perfect for an amazing lunch! It has the best combination of flavors with the feta, dried cranberries, crunchy almonds, all tossed in a sweet and tangy dressing.

Spinach and Orzo Salad


1 tbsp olive oil

1 cup orzo pasta

3 to 4 cups fresh baby spinach

1/2 cup toasted slivered almonds

1/2 cup dried cranberries

1/3 cup crumbled feta cheese


1/4 cup olive oil

3 tbsp white balsamic vinegar or champagne vinegar

1 tbsp honey

1/2 tsp salt

1/4 tsp black pepper


In a medium pot heat oil and cook pasta for a couple of minutes until slightly toasted. Then add water and boil until pasta is done. Drain pasta and immediately cool in ice water. In a large bowl combine spinach cooled and drained orzo, almonds, dried cranberries, and feta. To make dressing mix together all ingredients until smooth. Pour dressing over salad and mix until everything is well coated. This salad can be kept in refrigerator for up to 3 days. Sliced chicken can also be added.

For a video tutorial visit my YouTube channel.

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