Orzo Pasta Salad w/Homemade Lemon Vinaigrette Dressing

Delicious warm or cold
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 14 minutes
Total Time 39 minutes
Servings 5 people
Calories 310 kcal
Author Deborah Chapman


  • 2/3 cup orzo pasta follow instruction on the box
  • 1 cucumber peeled chopped I used the one with the seeds
  • 8 -10 Marzani mini tomatos quartered or grape tomatoes halved
  • 1/4 cup red onion chopped
  • 2 tbsp basil leaves chopped
  • 2 tbsp parsley flat leaves
  • 1/4 cup goat cheese room temperatured

Lemon vinagrette dressing

  • 2-3 tbsp organic lemon juice fresh lemon juice only
  • 2 tbsp organic apple cider vinegar Braggs
  • 2 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1/2 cup olive oil extra virgin
  • 2-3 tsp honey I used 3
  • 2-3 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp fresh black pepper
  • 1 garlic clove chopped

Recipe Notes

*This dish taste good warm, room temperature and cold.  Save your vinaigrette dressing to add more to the dish or to use on bake chicken or another salad.


Nutrition Facts
Orzo Pasta Salad w/Homemade Lemon Vinaigrette Dressing
Amount Per Serving
Calories 310 Calories from Fat 216
% Daily Value*
Fat 24g37%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 5mg2%
Sodium 975mg42%
Potassium 65mg2%
Carbohydrates 18g6%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 294IU6%
Vitamin C 3mg4%
Calcium 22mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.