Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Grape, Feta and Orzo Salad


                                Hmm, How do I describe how good this is....Let me try, here.
                  Fresh, Flavorful, Delicious, Amazing, Easy, Great, Fantastic. Well, that's how
                      much I loved this easy healthy meal. Bring this to your next function, Share
                          it with your bff....it's too good not to share. Try it and let me know
                                       what you think. It will not disappoint your taste buds.

                                                                 Grape, Feta and Orzo Salad

               1 Box of orzo
               2 cups of purple grapes cut in half
               2 lemons, juiced
               2 cups of baby spinach
               2 or 3 garlic cloves, minced
               1 small red onion
               1 4oz container crumbled feta
               2 tablespoons of olive oil
               salt and pepper
               1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

      1) Cook orzo according to box directions, drain and cool with cold water.
      After that place in large bowl.
      2) Mix lemon, oil, salt, pepper, garlic and garlic powder, set aside.
      3) Add all of the fruit and veggies to the pasta.
      4) Add dressing and feta. Serve or chill in refrigerator

41 comments:

  1. Wow, this looks amazing and healthy - a combo which is never a bad thing :)

    xxx
    Jenna

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  2. The grapes are so perfect in there! Feta & sweet flavors go together perfectly

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  3. this sounds so good! love the idea of adding grapes.

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  4. yes yes yes! i love it. :) the photo of all the ingredients is gorgeous! where do you get all your beautiful napkins?

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  5. This really does look amazing. Thanks for sharing it with us.

    Velva

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  6. I have a thing for greek food...this looks like the perfect lunch dish for right about NOW! :)

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  7. We have just recently discovered the joy of Orzo...it's so fantastic! I'm definitely diggin' the orzo/fetta combo!!!

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  8. This sounds like a satisfying combo! Love the bowls and utensils, too.

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  9. This dish is right up my alley! I love the flavor combinations and the vibrant foods you chose to mix. Yum! :)

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  10. I could have really used this ten minutes ago. It would have been much healthier. Enough said. lol. Thanks for sharing, love. If you get a second, I'd love to hear your thoughts on my latest outfit post. xo

    www.fashboulevard.blogspot.com

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  11. your photos here are gorgeous! i love the fresh flavors of this dish!!! especially the yummy lemon and feta!

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  12. Looks fabulous... love the combination of flavors!

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  13. So beautiful. Looks delicious! Can't wait to try!

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  14. I am SO making this! Grapes and Feta...forget it! Pinning.

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  15. it looks so fresh, easy and delicious

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  16. This looks so unusual and delicious! Such a great combination of flavors.

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  17. How the heck do you always make simple foods so gourmet and beautiful? I mean... really. You have such a talent. I want your cookbook.

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  18. As in, the cookbook you will publish very soon.

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  19. Looks delicious and colorful.... I adore Orzo.
    Ciao,
    Mary

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  20. Never thought of combining grapes and feta but it sounds amazing! I love salads like this :)

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  21. This is all my favorite things in one dish. I swear we are soul mates in the kitchen everything you make I want to devour!!

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  22. this looks so yummy!
    i'm thinking i should try this sometime!

    <333

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  23. I'm not sure how I feel about having grapes in an orzo salad, but if you recommend it, I'm sure I'll enjoy it!

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  24. I am loving everything about this salad! I wish I could eat it for lunch right now :)

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  25. Everything I love right there in one perfect dish! :) xoxo

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  26. I love feta with orzo. I could eat this every day!

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  27. I really love orzo salads. This one sounds super-delicious and it's nice to see beautiful grapes again at the grocer.

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  28. That's it I'm coming to Cali for lunch at your place! This looks fantastic!

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  29. This looks so yummy! Thanks for sharing, I'm bookmarking it for a future meal.

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  30. I just love it! Would you like to follow each other on GFC and like on facebook page? Kisses

    FashionSpot.ro

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  31. Can I just say I totally heart you? Because really the tangy feta and sweet grape combo just freakin' slays me. I want to cuddle with a bowl of this…weird? Sure, but what's new? Gorgeous Val. Gorgeous.

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  32. What a wonderful combination of flavors! It's beautiful, too.

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  33. Refreshing and delicious doesn't even describe this Val! Let's say, dinner 5 tomorrow??

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  34. such a perfect spring/summer dish!

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  35. This looks wonderful Val.......I'm so sad I haven;t hardly been cooking at all. I am so busy with my marathon training and working, I have no time. Loving all your recipes as usual:)

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  36. This looks amazing! Will definitely be making this soon. Love your recipes! Following you now :)

    Rachael
    www.rachaelkhawkins.blogspot.com

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  37. I made this last night and it was out of this world good Val!!! I will be making it again for a party this weekend. Thank you for the recipe - it totally rocks!

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  38. Valerie, that makes me so happy!

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  39. Tried this tonight & it is DELICIOUS! Props, girlie!
    xoxo,
    Leigh

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