Saturday, August 17, 2013

Orzo and Zucchini Salad

Orzo and Zucchini Salad

1 package whole wheat orzo
4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil, divided
3-4 cloves of garlic, minced
2 medium zucchini, thinly sliced
1 pint cherry tomatoes, quartered
2 tsp lemon juice
2 tbsp champagne vinegar
1 package crumbled feta
3 tbsp fresh oregano, minced

Cook the orzo according to package directions.

Heat 2 tbsp olive oil over med heat.  Add the garlic and saute 30 seconds.  Add the zucchini and tomatoes and saute another 5 minutes until the zucchini is tender.  Toss the zucchini mixture and remaining ingredients with the orzo. 

Allow the salad to come to room temperature.

Adapted from these two recipes.