Delicious Greek Orzo Recipe

Delicious Greek Orzo Recipe

  • Makes: 4-6 Servings
  • Ready In: 25 mins
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 15-20 mins

This is a quick, simple, and delicious Greek inspired orzo side dish which pairs wonderfully with chicken. The added spinach, tomatoes, kalamata olives, and red onion to the orzo was so tasty when dressed  lightly with olive oil, lemon juice, sea salt, freshly cracked lemon pepper, and feta cheese. This dish is light, healthy, and so tasty.

    Nutritional Information (per serving)

  • Calories: 296
  • Fat: 10g
  • Protein: 9g
  • Sodium: 259mg
  • Carbohydrates: 39g
  • Fiber: 5g
  • Sugar: 8g


  1. 8 oz of orzo, prepared per instructions
    Handful of baby spinach
    Handful of grape tomatoes, sliced in half
    Handful of kalamata olives, sliced in half
    2 tbsp red onion, diced
    1-2 tbsp olive oil
    Juice of 1/2 a small lemon
    Sea salt and freshly cracked lemon pepper, to taste
    Oregano, to taste
    Feta cheese, to taste


    1. Cook the orzo in salted water per instructions, drain the orzo then place back into the pot.
    2. Add the baby spinach, grape tomatoes, kalamata olives, red onion, olive oil, lemon juice, sea salt, freshly cracked lemon pepper, and oregano, to taste. Stir until even mixed.
    3. Pour into a serving dish and top with feta cheese. Enjoy.

Pam is a stay at home mom with two children who inspire her to be a better cook. She loves using fresh ingredients, organic when possible, and she likes to experiment with different tastes and textures. She tries to keep her recipes lower in fat but still tasting great. Her favorite hobbies are cooking, photography and blogging so she decided to combine them and create a recipe blog, For the Love of Cooking.

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