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Mediterranean Orzo Spinach Salad

Rated as 4.64 out of 5 Stars
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"A bright, flavorful array of Mediterranean ingredients!"
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Ingredients

35 m servings 461
Original recipe yields 6 servings

Directions

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  1. Bring a pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add orzo pasta, cook for 5 minutes, or until al dente. Drain.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Place the lamb and garlic in the skillet. Season lamb with coriander, salt, and pepper. Cook until evenly browned. Remove from heat, and drain.
  3. In a large bowl, mix the spinach, tomatoes, lemon juice and zest, mint, parsley, green onions, and remaining olive oil. Toss with the orzo, lamb, and feta cheese to serve.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 461 calories; 25 34.5 25.6 88 535 Full nutrition

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YUM. I made this with sauted spiced chicken breast instead of lamb, left out the olive oil and the mint (store was out of it) and used a low fat sun dried tomato feta. Very good and very filling...

Most helpful critical review

I followed this very closely, so I feel good about saying that I don't think it's anything I did. I note now that a few reviewers before me indicate they left out the mint for one reason or ano...

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YUM. I made this with sauted spiced chicken breast instead of lamb, left out the olive oil and the mint (store was out of it) and used a low fat sun dried tomato feta. Very good and very filling...

This is a really recipe. Be warned that the prep time is longer than 15 minutes. It take awhile to wash and chop all the ingredients.

This is truly outstanding! Lovely mediterranean flavors in every bite. Simple to make and incredibly delicious!

This was wonderful although I made several substitutions. I used chicken breast instead of lamb, oregano intead of coriander, red pepper instead of tomato & red onion instead of green onion. O...

This is now one of my favorites! It is delicious and is faily simple to make. I will never get tired of eating this. Thank you for the recipe.

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Very good! I made the following changes: used ground lean turkey instead of lamb; used sundried tomatoes instead of fresh; added sliced black olives; and added a bit of rosemary and paprika. I d...

Fabulous! My husband and in-laws raved. I used about half the called for lamb and may use a little less next time although we are not big carnivores. I might also lightly rinse the meat after co...

Great recipe! I really like the orzo paired with spinach, tomatoes, and feta. I substituted ground turkey for lamb.