Spanish Orzo Ensalata

Spanish Orzo Ensalata

The whole-grain pasta makes this salad a complete and deliciously filling meal in itself.

Course Main Course, Salad
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 7 minutes
Total Time 12 minutes
Servings 3


  • 1 cup uncooked whole-wheat orzo pasta
  • 10+ cups chopped spinach
  • 1 pkg fresh basil, cut in ribbons
  • 2 diced tomatoes
  • 1 can sliced black olives
  • 2 oz. capers, drained
  • 1/2 cup raw or toasted pine nuts


  1. Boil pasta approx. 6-7 mins and rinse well

  2. Toss all ingredients together. Add Tangy Dill Dressing to taste and serve