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Lemon Orzo Salad with Walnuts

Lemon Orzo Salad with Toasted Walnuts

A refreshing orzo salad full of lemon flavor!
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword orzo, salad
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 459kcal


  • 3 cups orzo pasta prepped per package instructions
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoons lemon zest
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 1/2 cups arugula roughly chopped and stems removed
  • 1/2 cup feta crumbled
  • 1/2 cup walnuts toasted and chopped


  • Prepare orzo per package instructions. Drain but do not rinse. Allow to cool 5 minutes. 
  • Meanwhile, whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, zest, and garlic. Pour over orzo and stir well. 
  • Stir in arugula and crumbled feta. Top with toasted walnuts. Enjoy!


Calories: 459kcal | Carbohydrates: 59g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 11mg | Sodium: 146mg | Potassium: 242mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 170IU | Vitamin C: 4.5mg | Calcium: 98mg | Iron: 1.5mg