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Bruschetta Orzo Pasta Salad

Bruschetta Orzo Pasta Salad is a tasty side dish recipe loaded with fresh diced tomatoes, red onions, fresh basil, garlic and feta cheese.

Bruschetta Orzo Pasta Salad is a tasty side dish recipe loaded with fresh diced tomatoes, red onions, fresh basil, garlic and feta cheese.



Bruschetta Orzo Pasta Salad is an easy cold side dish recipe perfect for summer barbecues and potluck parties.

Bruschetta Orzo Pasta Salad is a tasty side dish recipe loaded with fresh diced tomatoes, red onions, fresh basil, garlic and feta cheese.

This orzo pasta salad with feta is packed with flavour.

Bruschetta Orzo Pasta Salad is a tasty side dish recipe loaded with fresh diced tomatoes, red onions, fresh basil, garlic and feta cheese.

This pasta salad recipe takes about thirty minutes from start to finish and serves eight people as a side dish.

Bruschetta Orzo Pasta Salad is a tasty side dish recipe loaded with fresh diced tomatoes, red onions, fresh basil, garlic and feta cheese.

Printable Recipe Card with a Full List of Ingredients and Instructions is Located at the Bottom of the Post.

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To make this pasta salad, I started by cooking some orzo noodles according to the directions on the package.

Then I drained and rinsed the noodles with cold water until they were cooled down.

cooked orzo noodles in a colander

I seeded and then diced some fresh tomatoes.

diced tomatoes on a cutting board

Then I dumped the diced tomatoes into a large mixing bowl.

diced tomatoes in a mixing bowl

I added some diced red onions to the bowl.

diced red onions and diced tomatoes in a mixing bowl

I also added some garlic puree and basil pesto to the bowl.

garlic puree, basil pesto, diced tomatoes and diced red onions in a mixing bowl

I added some olive oil, salt and pepper.

salt,, pepper, garlic puree, basil pesto, diced red onions and diced tomatoes in a mixing bowl

Then I stirred all of the ingredients together well.

diced tomato, red onion, basil pesto and olive oil mixture being stirred in a mixing bowl

I left the tomatoes to sit and absorb the flavours for ten minutes.

Then I added the cooked orzo noodles to the bowl.

cooked orzo noodles added to bowl with tomato bruschetta mixture

I stirred well.

orzo pasta noodles being stirred with tomato bruschetta mixture in a mixing bowl

I chopped some fresh basil and added it to the bowl.

chopped fresh basil added to orzo salad mixture

I stirred the chopped basil into the salad.

Then I added some feta cheese to the bowl.

feta cheese on top of orzo pasta salad in a mixing bowl

I stirred the feta cheese into the salad.

bruschetta orzo salad being stirred in a mixing bowl

Then the orzo pasta salad was ready to serve.

Bruschetta Orzo Pasta Salad is a tasty side dish recipe loaded with fresh diced tomatoes, red onions, fresh basil, garlic and feta cheese.

The pasta salad can be served immediately or covered and refrigerated for a few hours before serving.

Bruschetta Orzo Pasta Salad is a tasty side dish recipe loaded with fresh diced tomatoes, red onions, fresh basil, garlic and feta cheese.

If you are looking for a simple and delicious pasta salad recipe, then you need to try this Bruschetta Orzo Pasta Salad!

Bruschetta Orzo Pasta Salad is a tasty side dish recipe loaded with fresh diced tomatoes, red onions, fresh basil, garlic and feta cheese.

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PRINTABLE VERSION OF THE RECIPE CAN BE FOUND AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE

Ingredients You’ll Need to Make This Bruschetta Orzo Pasta Salad:

  • 12 oz orzo pasta, uncooked
  • 2 cups seeded and diced fresh tomatoes
  • 1/3 cup diced red onions
  • 1/2 tbsp garlic puree
  • 2 tbsp basil pesto
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh basil
  • 1/3 cup feta cheese

How to Make Bruschetta Orzo Pasta Salad:

  1. Cook orzo according to directions on the package.
  2. Drain and rinse with cold water until the pasta is cooled down.
  3. Dump the diced tomatoes, diced red onions, garlic puree and basil pesto into a large mixing bowl.
  4. Add the olive oil, salt and pepper to the bowl.
  5. Stir until well combined.
  6. Leave the mixture to sit for 10 minutes to allow the tomatoes to absorb the flavours.
  7. After 10 minutes, add the cold, cooked orzo noodles to the bowl with the tomato mixture.
  8. Stir well.
  9. Add the chopped fresh basil to the bowl and stir.
  10. Add the feta to the bowl and stir again.
  11. Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate until serving.
  12. Enjoy!
Yield: 8 servings

Bruschetta Orzo Pasta Salad

Bruschetta Orzo Pasta Salad is a tasty side dish recipe loaded with fresh diced tomatoes, red onions, fresh basil, garlic and feta cheese.

Bruschetta Orzo Pasta Salad is a tasty side dish recipe loaded with fresh diced tomatoes, red onions, fresh basil, garlic and feta cheese.

Ingredients

  • 12 oz orzo pasta, uncooked
  • 2 cups seeded and diced fresh tomatoes
  • 1/3 cup diced red onions
  • 1/2 tbsp garlic puree
  • 2 tbsp basil pesto
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh basil
  • 1/3 cup feta cheese

Instructions

  1. Cook orzo according to directions on the package.
  2. Drain and rinse with cold water until the pasta is cooled down.
  3. Dump the diced tomatoes, diced red onions, garlic puree and basil pesto into a large mixing bowl.
  4. Add the olive oil, salt and pepper to the bowl.
  5. Stir until well combined.
  6. Leave the mixture to sit for 10 minutes to allow the tomatoes to absorb the flavours.
  7. After 10 minutes, add the cold, cooked orzo noodles to the bowl with the tomato mixture.
  8. Stir well.
  9. Add the chopped fresh basil to the bowl and stir.
  10. Add the feta to the bowl and stir again.
  11. Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate until serving.
  12. Enjoy!

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

8

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 253Total Fat: 9gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 6mgSodium: 228mgCarbohydrates: 35gFiber: 2gSugar: 3gProtein: 8g

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